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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey For Riverside County, California, Due September 2

0 August 22, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles District is requesting comments from the construction community addressing a potential government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a large-scale, federal contract to build the Murrieta Creek Flood Control, Environmental Restoration, and Recreation Project in Riverside County, California. To review and learn how to respond to the PLA […]

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NAVFAC Project Labor Agreement Survey For San Diego Naval Base Steam System Contract Due August 8

2 July 18, 2014  Federal Construction

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest is requesting comments from the construction industry addressing a potential government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a large-scale design-build federal contract to decentralize the steam heating system at Naval Base San Diego in California.   Responses are due by 2 PM PT on Friday, August 8, 2014, to Larry Romig at larry.romig@navy.mil. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages […]

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NAVFAC Project Labor Agreement Survey For China Lake Project Due May 2

0 April 29, 2014  Federal Construction

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest is requesting comments from the construction industry addressing a potential government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a large-scale design-build federal contract to reconstruct the primary runway and E-28 arresting gear foundations at Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake, California. Responses are due by 2 PM PST on Friday, May 2, 2014, to […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for IDIQ Contracts at Edwards AFB Due Feb. 24

0 February 5, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles District is soliciting comments from the federal construction community about the potential requirement of a project labor agreement (PLA) on federal Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts to complete asphalt and concrete pavement repairs and new improvements at militarily installations at Edwards Air Force Base in Kern County, California, and other unspecified projects within the […]

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Construction Fatalities and Protest by Minority Contracting Community Plague New 49ers Stadium Project

2 October 15, 2013  Featured, State & Local Construction

Construction of the San Francisco 49ers’ $1.2 billion Levi’s stadium, subject to a controversial government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA), has been plagued by two fatal jobsite accidents and a protest by a coalition of community groups and activists outraged by the lack of construction contracts awarded to minority businesses. PLA advocates claim anti-competitive and costly PLA schemes promote safe jobsites and […]

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Another Accident on a Project Labor Agreement Jobsite: OSHA Investigating Construction Fatality on New 49ers Stadium

3 June 18, 2013  State & Local Construction

A tragic construction accident on a California project subject to a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) claimed a life last week. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, on June 11, 2013, an elevator mechanic was killed at the new 49ers stadium construction site in Santa Clara, Calif., (“49ers stadium accident kills worker,” 6/11/13): An elevator mechanic was killed […]

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ABC California Critical of California High Speed Rail’s Union-Favoring Project Labor Agreement

4 May 29, 2013  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

At yesterday’s United States House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials field hearing in Madera, California, on the federally assisted California High Speed Rail project, ABC California submitted a statement for the record and issued a press release in opposition to the union-favoring project labor agreement (PLA) required by the California High Speed […]

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NAVFAC Project Labor Agreement Survey for Seal Beach, CA, Construction Project Due April 15

0 April 10, 2013  Federal Construction

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Southwest issued a solicitation seeking comments from the construction community addressing the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) for a large-scale construction project (exceeding $25 million) within Orange County, Calif. The PLA is being considered for the construction of a Weapons Surveillance and Test Laboratory (WSTL) and Calibration Laboratory […]

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