The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District, at the request of the New Orleans District, is soliciting comments from the construction community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal construction contract to build a portion of the New Orleans to Venice levee project from St. Jude to City Price in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
To review the survey and see how to respond to it, click here.
Please provide your survey response via e-mail to Tracey M. Lowe, contract specialist, (Tracey.M.Lowe@usace.army.mil) no later than close of business on Monday, Nov. 4, 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 to creating more work for qualified merit shop contractors and their skilled employees.
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