Project labor agreements; prevailing wage, collective bargaining for employees of local gov'ts, etc. (SB374)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Project labor agreements; prevailing wage; collective bargaining for employees of local governments. Repeals certain provisions of the Code that (i) require contractors and subcontractors under any public contract with a state agency or certain localities to pay the prevailing wage rate; (ii) authorize any public body, when engaged in procuring products or services or letting contracts for construction, manufacture, maintenance, or operation of public works, to require bidders to enter into or adhere to project labor agreements on the public works projects; and (iii) authorize a locality to recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent of any public officers or employees or to collectively bargain or enter into any collective bargaining contract with any such union or association or its agents. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101706D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB374)
01/31/2022Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)