These are excerpts from the Code of Virginia.
40.1-28.1 Except in an emergency, every employer shall allow each person employed by him in connection with any business or service at least 24 consecutive hours of rest in each calendar week.
40.1-28.2. Every nonmanagerial person employed by any employer shall, as a matter of right, be entitled to choose Sunday as a day of rest . . . no employer shall, in any manner, discharge, discipline or penalize such employee for exercising his rights.
40.1-28.3. Any nonmanagerial employee who conscientiously believes that the seventh day of the week [Saturday] ought to be observed as a Sabbath, and actually refrains from all secular business and labor on that day, shall be entitled to choose the seventh day of the week as his day of rest.
40.1-28.4. Any employer who violates 40.1-28.1, 40.1-28.2 or 40.1-28.3 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than $250 nor more than $500 for each offense. Moreover, in the event such employer compels a nonmanagerial employee to work on his chosen day of rest . . . , such employer shall be liable to such employee for wages at the rate of three times the employee's regular rate of pay for all hours worked by such employee on his chosen day of rest.