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Labor Day 2020 Open Letter to Virginia General Assembly Members: Please...

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by Bob Tate Honorable Members of the General Assembly: On this Labor Day, I wish to thank members for earlier this year supporting increased access to...

Video: Possible 2021 VA GOP Candidate for Governor Claims “we’re not...

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Possible 2021 Virginia GOP candidate for governor (he says he's going to decide by October 1, and is a 5 or 6 on a...

The Jungle, Revisited in the Time of Coronavirus

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Over a hundred years ago, Upton Sinclair exposed the shocking working conditions in the meat packing industry, in The Jungle. This week the Trump Administration...

Video: Watered-Down Collective Bargaining Bill Reports from Senate Commerce & Labor...

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See below for video from a little while ago, as a watered-down version of Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D)'s HB582 - "repeal the existing prohibition...

As FORMER Reps. Eric Cantor and Barbara Comstock Spew Anti-Worker Nonsense,...

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With FORMER Reps. Eric Cantor (R-VA07; ousted by even crazier Dave Brat, who in turn lost to Democrat Abigail Spanberger) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA10;...

Virginia House Passes Bill to Give Public Service Workers the Freedom...

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From the labor coalition, "Stronger Communities. A Better Bargain": Virginia House Passes Bill to Give Public Service Workers the Freedom to Collectively Bargain  RICHMOND, Va. -- The...

What I Learned About Unions in Two Years at LiUNA: How...

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by Thomas Bowman, a partner with Resolute Strategies Group, a Democratic strategic consulting firm During the last two years as the Virginia lobbyist for the...

With “Right-to-Work” (For Less) Repeal Being Discussed, It’s Clear Which Party’s...

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With "Right-to-Work" repeal being discussed right now, and with the possibility that it could at least be weakened in the 2020 Virginia General Assembly,...

Virginia AFL-CIO Shares “Great” Letter to the Editor Blasting Gov. Northam...

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Verry interesting to see the Virginia AFL-CIO share this letter to the editor in the Richmond Free Press, calling Gov. Ralph Northam's comments the...

“Flanked” by Dominion’s CEO and Right-Wing Republican Kirk Cox, Gov. Northam...

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This story (also see the tweets, below) epitomizes so much that's wrong with revolving-door, pay-to-play, corporate-power "Virginia Way." First of all, why would the Democratic...