Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) issued a survey requesting information from the construction industry about the potential use of a project labor agreement (PLA) for an estimated $72 million fuel pier replacement project at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, California.
TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond. Tell NAVFAC that government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase costs, and impede the economy and efficiency of government contracting.
For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact us here.
Responses must be submitted by 2:00 PM EST on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, Coastal IPT, Attn: Mike Schriefer / Code RUA00.MS, 2730 McKean St., Building 291, Naval Base San Diego, San Diego, CA 92136. You may also email your response to Michael Schriefer here.
NAVFAC and other federal agencies have issued dozens of similar surveys requesting information about the potential use of PLAs on specific construction projects across the country as a result of regulations and federal agency policies stemming from President Obama’s pro-government-mandated PLA Executive Order 13502, which encourages federal agencies to mandate PLAs on a case-by-case basis for federal construction projects exceeding $25 million in total cost.
ABC National has taken the opportunity to respond to all PLA surveys as they are issued and encourages the merit shop contracting community to do the same. Responding with accurate and timely information is critical and effective at creating more work for qualified merit shop contractors and their skilled employees