Coalition

Coalition to House: Champion Bill Reforming Unfair Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreement Schemes

0 March 17, 2017  Featured, Federal Construction

A diverse coalition of construction industry associations and employer groups sent a letter to the United States House of Representatives March 16 opposing government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and anti-competitive PLA preferences used by federal agencies as a result of President Obama’s pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 and related regulations. The letter asks House members to cosponsor the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1552), […]

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Coalition to Senate: Cosponsor Bill Restricting Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

0 March 16, 2017  Featured, Federal Construction

A diverse coalition of construction industry associations and employer groups sent a letter to the United States Senate March 14 opposing government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and anti-competitive PLA preferences used by federal agencies as a result of President Obama’s pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 and related regulations. The letter asks Senators to cosponsor the Fair and Open Competition Act (S. 622), introduced in the 115thCongress […]

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Coalition to Congress: Cosponsor Bill Restricting Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

0 April 14, 2015  Featured, Federal Construction

A diverse coalition of construction industry associations and employer groups sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives April 13 opposing government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and anti-competitive PLA preferences used by federal agencies as a result of President Obama’s pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 and related regulations. The letter asks lawmakers to cosponsor the Government Neutrality […]

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Coalition to Senate: Stop Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

0 February 25, 2015  Featured, Federal Construction

A diverse coalition of construction industry associations and employer groups sent a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and anti-competitive PLA preferences used by federal agencies as a result of President Obama’s pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 and related regulations. The letter asks lawmakers to cosponsor the Government Neutrality in Contracting […]

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Coalition to Congress: Restrict Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

0 April 16, 2013  Featured, Federal Construction

Today a diverse coalition of construction industry associations and employer groups sent letters to the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate in opposition to government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and anti-competitive PLA preferences used by federal agencies as a result of President Obama’s pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 and related regulations. The letters ask lawmakers […]

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Stop the Potential PLAs on MTA Projects in California

0 May 5, 2011  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

Associated Builders and Contractors Southern California and Los Angeles-Ventura Chapters along with Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers-LA and the Coalition for Fair Employment in Construction have formed a coalition of small business organizations called Small Business United. Together, these groups are working with small, minority and disadvantaged businesses to fight wasteful and discriminatory project labor […]

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Coalition Opposes Big Labor Giveaways in Senate Cap and Trade Bill

0 June 10, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

On May 12, 2010 TheTruthAboutPLAs.com reported about language encouraging government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal and federally assisted construction projects in section 4103(g) of the discussion draft of Kerry/Lieberman American Power Act (APA), commonly known as the Senate version of Cap and Trade legislation. Yesteday, 13 construction and small business groups sent this letter to the U.S. Senate, requesting that […]

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Sen. Collins and Coalition Oppose Project Labor Agreement Final Rule

0 April 16, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

On Thursday, a coalition of organizations opposed to government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) sent a letter to all Hill offices concerning the final rule issued by the federal government that will open the door to waste and discrimination in federal contracting.  The Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council’s final rule, released April 13, implements President Obama’s Feb. 6, 2009 pro-PLA Executive […]

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