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Virginia Residents: Fight for Fair Wages

As a union, we have fought for fair wages for over a century. House Bill 2122 requires contractors under any public contract with a state agency for public works to pay wages, salaries, benefits and other remuneration at the prevailing wage rate to any mechanic, laborer, or worker employed, retained, or otherwise hired to perform services in connection with the public contract for public works. Virginia Residents of Local 219 and Local 443: make your voice heard and fight for what’s right by contacting your local representative to support this bill. If you’re not sure where to begin, visit and input your zip code to find the contact information for your local representative.