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Comments Off on A Labor Legacy to Remember: Years of Excessive Overregulation   |   Legislative

A Labor Legacy to Remember: Years of Excessive Overregulation

A Labor Legacy to Remember:  Years of Excessive Overregulation Washington, D.C., September 22, 2016 – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) released a new study today that outlines the destructive legacy this administration’s relentless labor regulatory agenda will leave for manufacturers, their employees and the communities in which they live. […]

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Employee Voter Registration Week – September 26-30

Employee Voter Registration Week September 26-30 Election Day on November 8 is fast approaching, and the 12 million men and women who make things in the United States need to get out and vote.  Now is the time to act. Please help spread the word about voter registration during Employee Voter Registration Week which is […]

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VDOE Education for Employment (EFE) Curriculum Revision

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) unit at the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is in the process of revising the Education for Employment (EFE) curriculum.  Prior to the actual revision, which will be accomplished by another group, CTE wants to hear from those who employ their graduates.  The information you provide will guide the […]

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Webinar on Environmental Management

Are you interested in learning more about how you can manage your environmental risks and add value to your business? The Virginia Department of Environment Quality’s (DEQ) Office of Pollution Prevention is hosting a webinar on Wednesday September 21st at 1:00 EST.  Please join to learn about environmental management systems (EMS) and what it takes […]

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Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.  Click here to learn more and find out how to get your company involved!

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Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities at VMA Conferences and Events

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

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VMA Launches World-Class Digital Magazine – Industry Virginia

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) has partnered with Positive Publications, publisher of Industry Today, to produce a digital magazine focused on the industrial value-chain.  The release of this inaugural online issue signifies VMA’s commitment to becoming a top state for manufacturing investment and trade within a decade. Click here to read the news release in […]

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Congress Passes Legislation to Modernize TSCA

RICHMOND, VA – On June 7, 2016 the United States Senate passed by unanimous consent the bipartisan Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, legislation to reform the nation’s 40 year-old primary chemical management law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  This follows a 403-12 House vote to approve the bill in […]

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New Study Shows Manufacturing Demand for Natural Gas Will Grow

New NAM Study Shows Positive Natural Gas Impacts in Virginia and Across U.S. Click here to read the full press release.

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Why Virginia is shaking up its economic development strategy

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