VWC Policy 1.40 - Code of Ethics

All Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC) salaried employees, wage employees, COE students, consultants, and contractors will:

  • Perform all duties and responsibilities ethically and in accordance with laws, regulations, policies, and procedures;
  • Discharge our duties and responsibilities in a manner that instills public confidence in the Commission;
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive information acquired in the course of official duties and make no use of such information to further personal interests;
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility and safeguard the resources of the Commonwealth and the Commission;
  • Avoid conflicts of interest or the appearance of impropriety between personal and professional roles; and
  • Neither give nor receive any illegal gifts, favors, or kickbacks in connection with the exercise of official duties