NAVFAC Project Labor Agreement Survey for U.S. Naval Academy Cyber Security Building Due Sept. 26

0 September 19, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington office is requesting comments from the construction community about the potential requirement of a project labor agreement (PLA) on a large-scale contract to construct the P621 Center for Cyber Security academic building at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

US Naval Academy Sign Annapolis, MD

To review and learn how to respond to the PLA survey, click here.

Please provide your comments via e-mail Cynthia Crowder ([email protected]) and to Elias Stamatiades ([email protected]) no later than close of business on Friday, September 26, 2014.

For more information or assistance responding to the PLA survey, contact us 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 230 similar project labor agreement 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.

ABC 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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