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BLS: Construction Industry Union Membership Declines

0 January 28, 2016  Featured, Federal Construction, Uncategorized

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According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) annual union membership report released today, the 2015 union membership rate (i.e., the percent of wage and salary workers who were members of unions) dipped slightly from 13.9 percent in 2014 to 13.2 percent of the U.S. private construction workforce. In addition, construction unions lost 28,000 members in a year-over-year comparison, despite […]

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USACE California Project Labor Agreement Survey Due May 3

0 April 27, 2016  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

MOTCO

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Sacramento District has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for the modernization of Pier 2 at Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) in Concord, California. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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USACE Alaska Project Labor Agreement Survey for Clear AFS Due May 6

0 April 27, 2016  Federal Construction

Clear AFS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Alaska District has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on all federal construction projects at the CLR039 Long Range Discrimination Radar site on Clear Air Force Station in Alaska. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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NAVFAC Southwest Project Labor Agreement Survey Due April 20

0 April 6, 2016  Federal Construction

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The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for construction of Special Operations Forces, Coastal Campus Utilities Infrastructure at the Silver Strand Training Complex in Coronado, CA.   TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages […]

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NAVFAC Southwest Project Labor Agreement Survey Due April 14

0 April 5, 2016  Federal Construction

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The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for Special Operations Forces SEAL Team Operations Facilities at the NSWC Coastal Campus in Coronado, CA. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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Project Labor Agreement Mandate Scheme Rejected by Minnesota School Board

0 March 16, 2016  School Construction, Uncategorized

ABC continues to push back against costly and inefficient government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) at the local level. This week, the Farmington School Board in Minnesota voted 4-1 to reject a PLA requirement for its upcoming school construction and repair projects. Last fall the voters of Farmington approved a $45 million referendum for these projects. […]

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Department of Veterans Affairs Project Labor Agreement Survey for Barrancas National Cemetery Due March 17

0 March 14, 2016  Federal Construction

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for the expansion of the Barrancas Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for MacDill Air Force Base Operational Support Facility Due March 14

0 March 9, 2016  Federal Construction

MacDill AFB

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for the construction of the Operational Support Facility  at MacDill Air Force Base in Hillsborough County, Florida. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for West Point Barracks Due March 14

0 March 1, 2016  Federal Construction

West Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on contracts to repair the West Point Pershing Barracks in West Point, New York. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. […]

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NAVFAC Project Labor Agreement Survey for Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base Due March 2

0 February 24, 2016  Federal Construction

Andersen-AFB Guam

The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for Munitions Storage Igloos, Phase 2 at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio Due March 4

0 February 24, 2016  Federal Construction

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for the construction of the Airmen Training Complex Dormitory #5 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com […]

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