The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce applauds conscientious legislators and a diligent and watchful Manufacturer’s Association for providing specific and precise data that convinced legislators to take a step back from the unknown consequences of Senate Bill 163.
Steve Roberts News
CHARLESTON – As we think about job creation in the new year, we note that private sector employment in West Virginia increased during 2017. Increases in employment can be attributed to growth in mining and logging, construction, education and health services, and leisure and hospitality. Combined, these important sectors provided 8,100 new jobs for West Virginia workers.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Legislature has signaled that it will take up a right-to-work (RTW) bill in the 2016 session, which begins Jan. 13.
CHARLESTON – We now know that just over two weeks ago, thousands of West Virginians went to the polls and strongly indicated a desire for state government to be operated differently than in past decades.