Local government leaders are negotiating with union executives who have not been officially recognized by public employees they claim to represent. Counties in northern Virginia […]
F. Vincent Vernuccio
Visiting Fellow for Workplace Freedom Mr. F. Vincent Vernuccio is also a senior fellow at Virginia Works, and a senior labor policy adviser for Workers for Opportunity. He brings over a decade of expertise in labor law and policy and is regarded as one of the leading experts in the field. Having served as a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel. He may be reached at Vinnie@vernucciostrategies.com.
A bill under active consideration in Congress would allow unions to get Virginia workers fired for not paying union fees. The Protecting the Right to […]
Twenty-eight years after Governor Doug Wilder signed it into law, the Virginia General Assembly lifted the ban on public sector collective bargaining. As of May […]
In mid-April, the City of Alexandria passed an ordinance allowing government unions to bargain with the city. Unfortunately, many of the ordinance’s provisions are lopsided: […]
Instead of compensation increases for public employees, taxpayer relief or COVID safety, Virginia local governments are estimating six- and seven-figure costs just to implement the […]
Without clear guardrails, city officials are warning wide-open bargaining with government unions would hurt city government’s ability to respond to emergencies while costing taxpayers up […]