Author Archives: F. Vincent Vernuccio

About F. Vincent Vernuccio

Vincent Vernuccio is a visiting fellow at the Thomas Jefferson Institute, a senior fellow at Virginia Works, and a senior labor policy adviser for Workers for Opportunity.  He may be reached at [email protected]

Public Sector Collective Bargaining Could Impose Massive New Costs

Instead of compensation increases for public employees, taxpayer relief or COVID safety, Virginia local governments are estimating six- and seven-figure costs just to implement the process of collective bargaining. While local governments in Virginia debate whether to allow public sector … Continue reading

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Alexandria City Staff Urges Restraint on Government Union Negotiations

Without clear guardrails, city officials are warning wide-open bargaining with government unions would hurt city government’s ability to respond to emergencies while costing taxpayers up to $1 million a year in additional administrative costs. Alexandria’s city attorneys are sounding alarm … Continue reading

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