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USACE Los Angeles District PLA Survey Due Feb 20 – Fort Irwin National Training Center

0 February 20, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for the construction of a Standard Multi-Purpose Range Complex, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County, CA. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond […]

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New Illinois Governor Signs Pro-PLA Executive Order

0 January 25, 2019  Uncategorized

In enacting a series of executive orders, newly elected Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Executive Order 2019-02 requiring all state agencies to immediately comply with the state’s Project Labor Agreements Act. The state’s Project Labor Agreements Act requires state agencies to consider on a case-by-case basis whether PLA should be utilized on public works projects. […]

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Pennsylvania Court Strikes Down PLA Mandate

0 January 22, 2019  Featured, Open Competition Works, State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

ABC members Allan Myers and J.D. Eckman Inc. recently won a court case challenging the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s project labor agreement mandate for the Markley Street reconstruction project in Montgomery County. Tried in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, the court ruled on Jan. 11 that PennDOT’s PLA mandate violated the state’s competitive bidding laws and discriminated against nonunion […]

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USACE Wilmington District PLA Survey Due December 14

0 December 6, 2018  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)  has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a large scale construction project (exceeding $25 million) within the Southport, North Carolina area. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to […]

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USACE New England District PLA Survey Due October 29

0 October 23, 2018  Uncategorized

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) on the construction of a new Compound Semiconductor Laboratory and Microelectronics Integration Facility on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory campus. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting […]

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USACE Omaha District Project Labor Agreement Survey Due September 28

0 September 27, 2018  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a large scale construction project (exceeding $25 million) in Colorado Springs, CO. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell […]

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Minnesota School District Adopts Discriminatory Union-only PLA

1 September 17, 2018  School Construction, State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

In a disappointing vote on Tuesday night, the Roseville School Board in Minnesota voted 4-2 to adopt a discriminatory union-only project labor agreement that will drive up the costs of district construction for years to come, limit competition, and discriminate against local workers – all while paying off special interest union bosses in the process. […]

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USACE Los Angeles District PLA Survey Due June 21

0 June 18, 2018  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) for a large scale construction project (exceeding $25 million) in Corona, CA. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated […]

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USACE Baltimore District Labor Market Survey Due May 25

1 May 21, 2018  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) for large scale (greater than $25 million) construction projects in the State of Maryland. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell […]

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USACE New Orleans District Project Labor Agreement Survey Due May 21

0 May 15, 2018  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for the construction project on the West Bank Mississippi River Levee. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE that government-mandated […]

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