The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District has issued a survey to the construction community concerning a potential government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a large-scale Army Reserve Center project at Fort Sheridan, Illinois.
To review the survey and learn how to respond to it (Solicitation Number W912QR-13-PLA-SHERIDANARC), click here.
Responses are due via e-mail to Michael Hutchens (Michael.D.Hutchens@usace.army.mil) no later than by 1:00 PM EST on Friday, March 1, 2013.
For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact us here.
TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the USACE that government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase costs, and impede the economy and efficiency of government contracting.
USACE and other federal agencies have issued more than 150 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.
TheTruthAboutPLAs.com 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.
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