There are a lot of myths and misunderstanding about collective bargaining in the public sector, and we will touch on the ones that are the most important:
Any local government employee who engages in a strike may be terminated from employment and banned from reemployment by the Commonwealth or any Virginia public body for a year.​
It was enacted as a local option without binding arbitration, which gives the elected leaders the ultimate authority to choose whether or not to fund contracts from year-to-year, leaving the power of the purse with the council members you elect.

Read more about the conservative argument for collective bargaining here:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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