Arizona

USACE Los Angeles District Project Labor Agreement Survey for Fort Huachuca Due. Jan. 27

0 January 14, 2020  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 (PLA) for a construction of an Ambulatory Care Center at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. ABC National encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs […]

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Federal Aviation Administration Project Labor Agreement Survey for Tucson Construction Due June 21

0 June 10, 2013  Federal Construction

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Western Service Area, issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about including a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) in a solicitation for a federal contract to build a new air traffic control tower exceeding $25 million in Tucson, Arizona, where just 2.7 percent of the construction workforce belongs to […]

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USACE PLA Survey for Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona Due Jan. 11

0 December 27, 2012  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for the Visitors Quarters at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the USACE […]

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Virginia Construction Industry Supports Legislation Ensuring Fair and Open Competition On Public Construction Contracts

0 December 14, 2011  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

Yesterday, ABC Virginia issued a press release supporting the Fair and Open Competition in Government Contracting Act (HB 33) pre-filed this Monday in Richmond (see the full release below).  HB 33 prohibits Virginia and recipients of state funding or assistance from requiring or prohibiting contractors to enter into union agreements, such as a project labor agreement (PLA), as […]

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House Appropriations Committee Prohibits Project Labor Agreement Mandates on Military Appropriations Construction

0 May 24, 2011  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Today the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations passed an important amendment for the Fiscal Year 2012 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Appropriations Act that will prohibit federal agencies from mandating anti-competitive and costly project labor agreements (PLAs) and discriminatory PLA preferences on projects funded by the bill. The amendment, offered by Rep. Jeff Flake […]

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Arizona Bans Greenmail, Government-Mandated PLAs on State and Local Projects

0 April 12, 2011  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Arizona is the latest state to ban the use of wasteful and discriminatory government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on state and local construction projects. On April 6, Gov. Jan Brewer signed S.B. 1403, which prohibits state and local entities from requiring contractors to sign a PLA as a condition of performing taxpayer funded construction. Similar […]

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Issues Project Labor Agreement Survey for Luke Air Force Base in Arizona

0 March 25, 2011  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued a survey March 24 requesting information from the construction industry on the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on construction projects at Luke Air Force Base near Glendale, Arizona.   All members of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and construction professionals are encouraged to respond to […]

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