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October 10, 2012
Kaine Needs to Clarify Position on Micro-unions

Richmond, VA – Former Governor and Senate candidate Tim Kaine refused to support Virginia's business community on the issue of micro-unions in arecently released interview with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. When asked about the job-killing regulations being put forth by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Kaine refused to take a clear stance. The Chamber's question and Kaine's response can be viewed online here (see question 7).

August 7, 2012
New Video Calls On Kaine To State Position On Micro-Unions

Richmond, VA – The Alliance for Virginia Jobs (AVAJ) today unveiled a new video highlighting former Governor and Senate candidate Tim Kaine’s continued effort to “dodge” questions from small business owners and employees regarding his position on micro-unions.

July 17, 2012
Virginia Coalition Urges House Subcommittee & Senate Candidate Kaine To Oppose Micro-Unions

Richmond, VA – Richmond, VA – The Alliance for Virginia Jobs (AVAJ) today released statements urging members of the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee to stop micro-unions, which were authorized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in its Specialty Healthcare decision, by disallowing funding for the measure in the FY 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill.

June 25, 2012
Virginia's Business Community Highlights Danger Of "Micro-Unions"

Richmond, VA – As the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations debated disallowing taxpayer dollars from being directed toward the National Labor Relations Board's "micro-union" or Specialty Healthcare decision, leading business associations representing Virginia retailers and employers gathered in the commonwealth to conduct media briefings on the issue.

May 23, 2012
Virginia Business Community United Against Micro-Unions

Richmond, VA –The Alliance for Virginia Jobs (AVAJ), which consists of some of the largest and most prominent business associations in the Old Dominion, is strongly opposed to the decision this week made by the New York Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that allows the creation of micro-unions in contrast to decades of established case law and precedent.

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April 23, 2012
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April 23, 2012
Senate vote set on repealing NLRB "ambush elections" Tuesday. Where are Webb, Warner and Kaine?

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