§61-10-20. Failure of employers to provide certain benefits for
In addition to any other penalty or punishment otherwise
prescribed by law, any employer who is party to an agreement to pay
or provide benefits or wage supplements and who without reasonable
justification willfully fails or refuses to pay the amount or
amounts necessary to provide such benefits or furnish such
supplements within thirty days after such payments are required to
be made, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction
thereof, shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more
than five hundred dollars. When such employer is a corporation,
the president, secretary, treasurer or officer exercising
responsibility for such nonpayment shall be guilty of the offense
prohibited by this section.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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