The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District is soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the design and construction of the new Ambulatory Health Center at Ft. Knox, Kentucky (Solicitation Number W912QR-13-PLA-FTKAHC).
To review the survey and learn how to respond to it, click here.
Responses should be submitted to Morgan Strong (Morgan.K.Strong@usace.army.mil) no later than 1:00 PM EDST on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact TheTruthAboutPLAs.com here.
USACE 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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