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.
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
October 13th, 2015
A business group hears from West Virginia lawmakers.
The West Virginia Business and Industry Council hosted the fifth of a series of forums, hearing from members of the house of delegates and the senate.(Read the full story on The News Center)
August 7th, 2015
WV Business Leaders Denounce EPA Emission Rules
Requests Gov. Tomblin to reject Clean Power Plan
CHARLESTON, WV – The Obama Administration’s announced adoption today of a revised and even more stringent Clean Power Plan will further speed the erosion of West Virginia’s economy and lead to higher electric bills for state consumers and businesses, representatives of the West Virginia Business & Industry Council announced today.