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Virginia becomes sixth state to create a worker protection unit

March 16, 2021

State attorneys general across the U.S., according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, have stepped in to protect worker rights using their relatively wide range of powers, enforcement and otherwise. Between mid-2015 and the summer of 2020, the EPI said, AG offices in five states — Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania — and the District of Columbia have created worker protection units. California, Massachusetts and New York also have similar enforcement arms.

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