Virginia’s Mechanics Lien Amendment

Virginia’s legislature has added a new section to it’s Mechanics Lien. According to Williams Mullen, beginning July 1, 2013, anyone performing labor without a valid contractor’s license, certificate, or proper class of license for the value of worked performed in the state of Virginia will lose their entitlement to a mechanic’s lien.  Check out Virginia’s guidelines at LienItNow.

Lien Filed in West Virginia

This news article based in Weirton, West Virginia gives a valid description of the reasoning behind filing a Mechanic’s Lien. Kokosing Construction Co. had done work on the Weirton Port, however they were never paid for their labor. They filed the mechanics lien for $513,350, which is the balance due to them. Before they filed […]

Virginia Transportation Secretary Seeks to Remove Pro-Labor Incentives from High Speed Rail Project

Last Wednesday, the Virginia Transportation Secretary, Sean Connaughton, attended the “State of the Rail to Loudon” breakfast and made a speech. Public officials often attend breakfast gatherings and make speeches, but they do not often criticize unions or labor incentives. The gathering, which was sponsored by the Loudon County Chamber of Commerce, had to do […]