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Michigan Lawmakers Seek Labor Reform

0 March 22, 2011  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

As part of a survey of the labor reforms proposed in the Great Lakes State in 2011, The Daily Caller recognized that lawmakers are also taking on government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) too. Here are the highlights (Our emphasis added): Republicans control both houses of the Michigan legislature and the governor’s mansion, but passage of any […]


Are Special Interest Handouts (PLAs) Change We Can Believe In?

0 May 15, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The Daily Caller published a great Op-Ed by Carole Bionda, VP of ABC member Nova Group of Napa, CA, criticizing President Obama’s scheme to funnel federal construction contracts to Big Labor via project labor agreements (PLAs) and Executive Order 13502 (“Special interest handouts: Is this the change we can believe in?” 5/14/10). “The president is putting special […]


Federal Contractor Debunks Big Labor Argument That Project Labor Agreements Are Only Road To High Wages and Benefits

0 April 15, 2010  Federal Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

Aleksandra Kulczuga’s article at The Daily Caller, “Obama Administration Hands Down Rule Limiting Contract Bidding to Union Shops,” interviews an employee of a federal and state contractor who debunks common pro-PLA arguments relying on the fallacy that PLAs guarantee high wages and benefits on federal construction projects: “As a public works company we’re already required to […]