HB1764: Government employees; strikes.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1764

Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled December 22, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact § 40.1-58.1 of the Code of Virginia and to repeal Article 2 (§§ 40.1-55 through 40.1-57.1) of Chapter 4 of Title 40.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to strikes by government employees.
Patron-- Carter

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 40.1-58.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 40.1-58.1. Application of article to public employers and employees.

As used in this article, the words, "person," "persons," "employer," "employees," "union," "labor union," "association," "organization" and "corporation" shall include but not be limited to public employers, public employees, and any representative of public employees in this the Commonwealth. The application of this article to public employers, public employees and their representatives shall not be construed as modifying in any way the application of § 40.1-55 to government employees.

2. That Article 2 (§§ 40.1-55 through 40.1-57.1) of Chapter 4 of Title 40.1 of the Code of Virginia is repealed.