Labor Law Compliance

Evidence That Project Labor Agreements Do Not Guarantee a Safer Workplace

0 September 11, 2010  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction

Big Labor Bosses and their hand-picked political puppets claim that anti-competitive and costly government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) are in the public’s best interest.  In reality, PLAs are crony contracting schemes implemented by corrupt elected officials that funnel lucrative public works contracts to union contractors and their union employees in exchange for political support. Taxpayers are […]

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NYC PLA Proponents Busted by FBI for Racketeering and Other Crimes

0 July 20, 2010  Uncategorized

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Bosses from the New York District Council Carpenters Union are notorious for pushing project labor agreements (PLAs), using inflatable Rats and organizing disruptive pickets and boycotts against contractors and innocent customers in an effort to eliminate qualified nonunion contractors and their skilled merit shop workforce from eroding union market share in the greater NYC region. This week […]

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FlashReport Takes Big Labor’s PLA Arguments to the Woodshed

1 January 13, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Joe Fleischman of the FlashReport Weblog on California Politics obliterates project labor agreement (PLA) proponents’ frail arguments in light of a recent report that Milpitas City Library contractors violated labor laws despite the fact that this project was covered by a PLA (“More Fodder For Opponents Of Project Labor Agreements Courtesy Of Milpitas,” 1/12). Mr. Fleishman on […]

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Milpitas City Library Project PLA: A “Model Of Success”

1 January 12, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Big Labor and their allies often claim that wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements (PLAs) guarantee that workers will be paid fair wages and ensure that contractors on covered projects follow the highest labor standards. Nevertheless, the Taxpayers Accountability Project of Associated Builders and Contractors, California Cooperation Committee (ABC-CCC) found at least 56 violations of […]

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