Right to work; repeals provisions of Code that refers to denial or abridgement. (HB1755)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Josh Cole (D-Fredericksburg), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


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


12/16/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100706D
12/16/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/29/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1755)
02/03/2021Motion to passby to discharge from Labor and Commerce by Delegate Simon agreed to (83-Y 13-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Pass By (83-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Motion to pass by to discharge from Labor and Commerce by Delegate Simon agreed to (83-Y 13-N)
02/05/2021Left in Labor and Commerce


FCTA writes:

From the socialist Carter. W/ RTW Virginia is as dead as PA,NJ,NY, IL and other union states

BilltheThrill writes:

Look at the IRS data for union vs. Right to Work states.
The unions states are bleeding wealth and RTW states are gaining.

Ron Quasebarth writes:

Please don't pass this, Virginia is already in enough trouble. Do we want to wind up like NY or NJ where business and people are fleeing?

Matthew Wade writes:

This bill rules and is awesome.