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

0 March 17, 2017  Featured, Federal Construction

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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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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey For Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Due Dec. 15

0 December 11, 2015  Federal Construction

Sign located at the entrance to the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Samuel C. Philips Parkway.  Photograph taken January 15, 2012.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile 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 to construct the Range Communications Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community […]

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Cape Canaveral National Cemetery Project Labor Agreement Survey Due May 23

0 May 20, 2014  Federal Construction

Cape Canaveral Cemetery Overhead Shot

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting comments from the construction community addressing the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to build the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Brevard County, Florida. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the VA how government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase […]

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Project Labor Agreement Survey For Veterans Affairs Tampa Hospital Due March 25

0 March 7, 2014  Federal Construction

Tampa VA Hospital James Haley

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting comments from the construction community addressing the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to build a new hospital bed tower at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, FL. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the […]

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USACE PLA Survey For Dredging Projects in SEC States Due April 26

0 April 23, 2013  Federal Construction

DREDGING

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on large-scale federal contracts for dredging coastal and inland waterways in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. To review and respond to the survey, click here. All responses must be submitted […]

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USACE PLA Survey For Florida’s Duke Field Due March 15

0 March 7, 2013  Federal Construction

Eglin AFB

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile, Ala., District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a large-scale construction project at Duke Field, commonly known as the Auxiliary Field #3, at Eglin Air Force Base in Oskaloosa County, Florida. The project will consist […]

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USACE Issues PLA Survey for Project at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida Due Dec. 21

0 December 17, 2012  Federal Construction

Eglin AFB

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile, Ala. District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a large-scale construction project at Duke Field, commonly known as the Auxiliary Field #3, at Eglin Air Force Base in Oskaloosa County, Florida. To review and respond […]

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Respond to PLA Survey for USACE Project at Florida’s MacDill Air Force Base

0 November 1, 2012  Federal Construction

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey requesting comments from the construction industry on the potential use of a project labor agreement (PLA) for the construction of the SOF Joint Special Operations University at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. […]

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Workers Injured on San Fran Union-Only Construction Jobsite Financed by Union Pension Fund

0 September 5, 2011  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction

construction accident

Last week four union construction workers were seriously injured in an accident at the $40 million Potrero Launch apartment project in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood (“Four hospitalized after SF construction accident,” 8/31/11): The roof support structure gave way and collapsed onto three workers below, who were in a stairwell on the sixth floor, he said. […]

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Open Competition Legislation on the Move!

1 March 2, 2011  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

There have been some big developments for proponents of fair and open competition around the country. It is clear that taxpayers from sea to shining sea are sick of their hard earned tax dollars funding special interest handouts in the form of wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements (PLAs). Last week, lawmakers in Idaho cleared […]

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