Economic Development

Tennessee Becomes the Latest State to Ban Government-Mandated PLAs

0 May 23, 2011  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

On Friday, May 20, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) signed HB 1498, which prohibits the use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on state and local construction projects. It also prohibits involuntary PLAs on projects that receive state financial support and bars local elected officials from enacting wage requirements that are higher than Tennessee’s prevailing […]