Posts Tagged Labor

Unions are gaining steam in Virginia, a state that has typically been unfriendly to them

As Americans prepare to celebrate Labor Day, organized labor in Virginia is working hard for better pay and working conditions. Michael Pope reports.

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Religion references frame House debate on Republican proposal to stop minimum wage increases

The minimum wage in Virginia is now $11 an hour. It’s supposed to go up to $12 next year, unless a Republican bill passes. Jahd Khalil has this report from the Capitol. 

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Plaintiffs: VEC Processing Claims Too Slowly

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A court filing provided insight into the Virginia Employment Commission’s progress towards resolving tens of thousands of backlogged cases. In a status report released Thursday, legal groups said the pace is not quick enough. Jahd Khalil reports.

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