NAVFAC Southwest Project Labor Agreement Survey Due April 20

0 April 6, 2016  Federal Construction

NAVFAC-LOGO

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

NSWC Coastal Campus Image

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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The West Coast’s Big Dig Boondoggle Woes Continue: Seattle’s Tunnel PLA Job Dangerous For Workers

0 March 22, 2016  Featured, State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

Promises

Bad news continues to plague Washington state’s Highway 99 tunnel mega-project underneath Seattle’s downtown waterfront, contradicting a number of key points lawmakers and construction union lobbyists use to sell government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) to owners, taxpayers and the media.   According to the AP, the Seattle Tunnel’s injury claims have totaled more than $2.5 million: […]

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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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Unsafe Union Labor Caught Boozing Before Working on NYC Project Labor Agreement Jobsite

0 March 1, 2016  Featured, State & Local Construction

Cheers NYC

ABC 7 NY’s investigative reporting caught union construction workers drinking heavily before reporting for duty at a NYC jobsite covered by a project labor agreement (PLA). This is not the first time union workers on a PLA jobsite have been caught boozing in NYC. In 2012, investigative reporters caught union labor hitting the bars hard at lunch before […]

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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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