Respond to USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for New Orleans Floodgate by Dec. 19
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 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 floodgate as part of a Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System for the New Orleans to Venice (NOV-13) Project in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.To review the survey and learn how to respond, click here.
Please provide survey responses via e-mail to Contract Specialist Janalyn Dement (email@example.com) no later than close of business on Thursday, Dec. 19, 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.
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