USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey Responses for Dyess, Texas, AFB Due June 4

1 June 2, 2015  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to repair the taxiway at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas.

DYESS AFB Pic encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the USACE that government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase costs, and impede the economy and efficiency of government contracting.

To review and respond to the USACE Fort Worth PLA survey, click here.

Please provide your comments in response to solicitation number W9126G15R0029 via email to [email protected] no later than close of business on Thursday, June 4, 2015.

USACE and other federal agencies have issued more than 250 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. 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. Due to our collective advocacy, none of these projects have had PLAs mandated on them.

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One Response to USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey Responses for Dyess, Texas, AFB Due June 4

daniel serbonich June 4, 2015 at 10:52 am

You may wonder why an insulation contractor from N.Y. would be expressing his opinion on a runway job in Texas. The reason is simple. Federal taxpayer dollars will be wasted with a PLA. Taxpayers deserve all the relief they can get. The dollars saved could be used on much needed infrastructure for these United States. At a time when we need every available dollar political payback is unacceptablle

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