The U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific Acquisition Department is requesting comments from the construction community addressing potential government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) for two large-scale federal projects: an aircraft maintenance hangar upgrade at the Marine Corps Base in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, and the submarine production support facility in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Responses to both NAVFAC surveys must be submitted to Ann Saki-Eli, [email protected], no later than 10 a.m. (HST) on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact TheTruthAboutPLAs.com here.
TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell NAVFAC that government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase costs, and impede the economy and efficiency of government contracting.
NAVFAC and other federal agencies have issued more than 175 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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