Report Exposes Provision Encouraging Project Labor Agreements on California Design-Build Projects

0 February 18, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

The California State Senate’s Local Government Committee issued a 212-page report about design-build contracting on February 16 that includes comments from Associated Builders and Contractors of California criticizing language in design-build authorization laws that encourages project labor agreements (PLAs). Local governments as well as Governor Schwarzenegger are fans of the alternative construction delivery method of […]


California State Legislature Considers Repeal of Provision in California’s Design-Build Authorization Laws that Encourages Project Labor Agreements

0 January 14, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Merit shop contractors in California continue to go on the offense whenever possible with state and local policy initiatives that prohibit project labor agreements and guarantee or restore fair and open bid competition.  We were pleased on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 to see a committee of the California Assembly consider thoughtful state legislation that repeals […]