On Monday, local chapters of the Virginia Education Association, which is a union of teachers and school staff, held a demonstration downtown in support of allowing school and other public employees to engage in collective bargaining. The state recently lifted the ban on such collective bargaining that had been in place for decades.
PHOTOS: Local teachers unions rally in support of collective bargaining
Participants in the rally hold signs, clap, and cheer as organizers speak to the crowd.
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