NAVFAC Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Two U.S. Naval Academy Building Facade Renovations Due July 24

0 July 17, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington office is requesting comments from the construction community addressing potential government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) to repair two building facades – Rickover Hall and Nimitz Library – at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

US Naval Academy Sign Annapolis, MD

Responses to the Rickover Hall survey must be submitted to [email protected], by 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 24.

Responses to the Nimitz Library survey must be submitted to [email protected], by 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 24.

For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact here. 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. 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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