The WV Business & Industry Council works to keep its membership up to date on issues of importance to the employer community. Below find recent organizational news releases, news clippings, action alerts and other information relevant to our membership.
February 5th, 2016
Charleston, W.Va. (February 4, 2016) – The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) has high praise for the House of Delegates for taking the courageous vote in favor of making West Virginia the nation's 26th right-to-work state and for the State Senate for approving HB4005, repealing the prevailing wage. Click to read more.
January 22nd, 2016
In a 17-16 vote Thursday, the West Virginia Senate approved Senate Bill 1, the Workplace Freedom Act. If ultimately signed into law, SB1 would make West Virginia the nation's 26th right-to-work state.
January 16th, 2016
The West Virginia Business & Industry Council applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee for passing Senate Bill 1, the Workplace Freedom Act of 2016.
January 15th, 2016
The West Virginia Legislature's 2016 session is in full swing, and BIC has been busy with our Workplace Freedom Coalition, urging lawmakers to support passage of a right-to-work bill (Senate Bill 1). Bryan Hoylman of the Associated Builders and Contractors of West Virginia offers a great perspective on why West Virginia workers deserve the freedom to keep their jobs regardless of whether they want to be part of a labor union.
December 8th, 2015