“For us it’s a Preference Labor Agreement”

0 October 19, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

An October 19 article in the New Haven Independent titled, “Protesters: Hire More Black Workers,” notes recent protests in the New Haven, CT area over the discriminatory nature of project labor agreements  (PLAs).

Here’s an excerpt:

[Alan] Felder said that the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) signed by all unions working on city school construction allows contractors to avoid hiring blacks. “For us it’s a Preference Labor Agreement,” he said.

Read the full article here.

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