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USACE Mobile Redstone Arsenal Project Labor Agreement Survey Due July 31

0 July 24, 2015  Featured, Federal Construction

Nasa Marshall Space Flight Center Redstone Aresenal Alabama

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to construct a replacement building at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center at the Redstone Arsenal in Madison County, Alabama. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com […]

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Department of Veterans Affairs Project Labor Agreement Survey For St. Louis VA Medical Center Due July 17

0 July 14, 2015  Federal Construction

stl-va-medical-center

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Construction and Facilities Management has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for site improvements and rehabilitation of the VA Medical Center in St. Louis. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit […]

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NYC Union Strike Shuts Down Project Labor Agreement Jobsites Again

0 July 13, 2015  Featured, Open Competition Works, State & Local Construction

Union Walkoff

Earlier this month, New York City jobsites were shut down after unions failed to honor their project labor agreement’s (PLA) no-strike promise. It is at least the third time since 2011 various NYC unions blatantly violated no-strike provisions in controversial PLAs, which steer construction contracts to unionized contractors and provide jobs exclusively for union members […]

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USACE’s Randolph Air Force Base Project Labor Agreement Survey Due July 23

0 July 13, 2015  Federal Construction

Randolph AFB Texas

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to repair the existing runway at Randolph Air Force Base in Texas. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to […]

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NAVFAC Southwest Project Labor Agreement Survey for San Diego Contracts Due July 24

0 July 8, 2015  Federal Construction

NAVFAC SW

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest is requesting comments from the construction community addressing potential government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on future federal construction contracts that are part of the NAVFAC Southwest Coastal Campus Program in San Diego. To review and respond to the NAVFAC survey, which is part of a broader sources sought information request, click here. […]

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ABC Continues Successful Fight Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

5 June 24, 2015  Featured, Federal Construction, State & Local Construction

Vince Lombardi Winning Quote

In 2009, President Obama signed Executive Order 13502, which encourages federal agencies to mandate project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal construction projects exceeding $25 million in total cost on a case-by-case basis. Many merit shop advocates of fair and open competition predicted it would lead to billions of dollars’ worth of federal construction contracts being […]

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Nevada Becomes the 23rd State to Ban PLA Mandates, Is Ohio Next?

0 June 15, 2015  Featured, State & Local Construction

PLA Reform_NevadaNOBLUE

Gov. Sandoval signed legislation last week to make Nevada the 23rd state to restrict the ability of state and local government entities to implement wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreement (PLA) mandates on taxpayer funded construction projects. Nevada is the 20th state to take action on the issue since President Barack Obama issued his executive […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey Responses for Dyess, Texas, AFB Due June 4

1 June 2, 2015  Federal Construction

DYESS AFB Pic

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to repair the taxiway at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for Langley, Virginia, Hospital Due May 27

0 May 26, 2015  Federal Construction

Eustis Langley AFB

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to build the Langley Hospital addition and Central Utility Plant Replacement in Virginia (Solicitation Number W91236-15-R-0034) TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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Respond to Texas and California USACE and VA Project Labor Agreement Surveys Released This Week

0 May 5, 2015  Federal Construction

PLA News

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have issued three surveys soliciting comments from the construction industry on the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLA) on large-scale projects in California and Texas. For the Spinal Cord Injury and Community Living Center project in San Diego, Calif., the […]

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