The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Facilities Management is soliciting comments from federal contractors about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a solicitation for design-build construction services to build a new National Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska.
For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact TheTruthAboutPLAs.com here.
The VA and other federal agencies have issued more than 200 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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