Right to work; repeals provisions of Code that refers to denial or abridgement. (HB153)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Right to work. Repeals the provisions of the Code of Virginia that, among other things, prohibit any agreement or combination between an employer and a labor union or labor organization whereby (i) nonmembers of the union or organization are denied the right to work for the employer, (ii) membership in the union or organization is made a condition of employment or continuation of employment by such employer, or (iii) the union or organization acquires an employment monopoly in any such enterprise. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101604D
12/18/2019Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/28/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB153)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations


Donald Emerson Bowler writes:

For an indepth look check out this article https://www.baconsrebellion.com/wp/right-to-work-repeal-would-cost-thousands-of-jobs-says-vedp/#more-55634