Must an employer give employees a written contract? No. Most employment contracts in Virginia are verbal. Information is power. Share it!FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestRelated Topics How do I find a job? How can I improve my chances of getting a job? What information must I provide to an employer if hired? If I have a juvenile criminal/delinquency record, how do I answer a question asking if I have prior criminal convictions? What if the employer asks if I’ve ever been charged with a crime and, if so, explain? When I apply for a job can my potential employer review my social media listings? Do I have a right to sick days, personal days, and vacation days? What if my employer fails to pay me? For what reasons may I be fired? What are unemployment benefits? What is workers’ compensation? Whom should I contact if I think I have been discriminated against?