Nevada

USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey For Nellis Air Force Base Due Feb. 19

0 February 9, 2016  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles 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 for a Hydrant Fuel System replacement project at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey For Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base Hangar Due December 12

0 November 24, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles District is requesting comments from the construction community addressing a potential government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal construction contract to build a F-35 Maintenance Hangar at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.   To review and respond to the USACE survey, click here. All responses must be […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey For Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base Due Oct. 4

0 September 18, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles District is soliciting comments from the construction community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the dormitory construction project at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. To review the survey and learn how to respond to it, click here. Responses should be […]

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USACE PLA Survey Due April 12 For Unspecified Construction in Western States

0 April 5, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on unspecified large-scale federal projects within Western states (primarily Utah, Nevada and Colorado). Projects may include new construction projects, minor repairs, rehabilitation and alterations in a secure environment. To review and […]

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Nevada Court Declares Project Labor Agreement to be Favoritism: Strikes Down Mandate for Contractors to Sign with Unions to Build $17 Million Las Vegas Prison

1 August 17, 2011  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

On August 15, State of Nevada District Court Judge Jerry Wiese ruled that a project labor agreement (PLA) imposed on contractors by the elected Clark County Board of Commissioners for a $17 million prison project in Las Vegas violated the state’s competitive bidding laws. The Nevada Supreme Court has asked Judge Wiese to evaluate the […]

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Is Vegas going PLA?

0 August 19, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Remember when Vegas construction unions were willing to gamble with union pension funds to secure union-only PLAs on public projects?  That effort failed so now they are turning to their political friends to secure union-only contracts. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that Clark County Commissioners are reviewing a policy that would require discriminatory and costly project labor agreements […]

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Vegas Laborers Union Gambles with Union Pension Fund to Build a Union-Only Project

3 July 27, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

A Las Vegas Sun article demonstrates how the Laborers Union Local #872 is willing to gamble with their union’s pension fund in order to secure a union-only project labor agreement (PLA) on a new Las Vegas city hall (“Old Vegas-style financing offered for city hall,” 7/17). A spokesman for Laborers Local 872 said the union hopes to […]

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PLA Laws in the States: Some Say NO to Project Labor Agreements, Others CAVE to Union Pressure

0 May 8, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

While the federal government is tripping over itself to give handouts to Big Labor by encouraging government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects exceeding $25 million, several states have enacted legislation or issued executive orders rejecting wasteful and anti-competitive PLAs.  Since 1995, five states now prohibit government-mandated PLAs on public construction projects.  Leaders in […]

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