Coalition Opposes Big Labor Giveaways in Senate Cap and Trade Bill

0 June 10, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

On May 12, 2010 reported about language encouraging government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal and federally assisted construction projects in section 4103(g) of the discussion draft of Kerry/Lieberman American Power Act (APA), commonly known as the Senate version of Cap and Trade legislation. Yesteday, 13 construction and small business groups sent this letter to the U.S. Senate, requesting that […]


Kerry Lieberman Cap and Tax Bill Contains PLA Language

2 May 12, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman today rolled out the discussion draft of the American Power Act that will likely be the main Senate vehicle for energy and climate change “Cap and Trade” legislation. The Clean Energy Construction Careers Demonstration Project section of the bill is a sweetheart deal for Big Labor. It contains language encouraging government-mandated […]