Employee Free Choice Act

More on Executive Order 13502 Anniversary

0 February 9, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

There is an article about the year anniversary of President Obama’s pro-project labor agreement (PLA) Executive Order 13502 over at the American Spectator Blog by Kevin Mooney (“Obama Order Locking Out Non-Union Construction Companies Marks One Year Anniversary,” 2/8/10). We briefly discussed this “Milestone Worth Not Celebrating” yesterday, and Mooney’s article argues that Executive Order […]


More Coverage of Big Labor’s Big Bailout

1 January 27, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Matt Lewis at The Daily Caller has an excellent piece on some special interest pie baking in the ovens of the Obama administration and Congressional leadership (“Cadillac Compromise May Breathe New Life to Card Check,” 1/27/10). Of course, one of the key ingredients is President Obama’s pro-government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) Executive Order 13502:   Recent developments are […]


Union Giveaways That Will Hit Your Wallet

0 January 26, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The Washington Times ran an Op-Ed by Brett McMahon, vice-president of ABC member Miller & Long Concrete Construction, documenting a number of backroom deals that the White House and Congress cut with Big Labor that will harm private sector job creation and small businesses while giving Big Labor a big advantage (“Yet Another Reason to Oppose Obamacare: Union Giveaways That […]


Project Labor Agreements and Employee Free Choice Act: Union Payoffs

0 October 13, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The cover story of World Magazine investigates how unions are looking for payback “after doling out $450 million in 2008 to elect Democrats in Washington” (“Bargaining Hunting,” 10/24 edition). Emily Belz uses the controversy surrounding the discriminatory and costly government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the new U.S. Department of Labor Job Corps Center in […]


U.S. House Education and Labor Committee Senior Republican Member: Project Labor Agreements Offer Preview of Employee Free Choice Act

0 October 9, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Rep. John Kline, senior Republican member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor, issued a press release warning Americans that the government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the U.S. Department of Labor Job Corps Center in Manchester, New Hampshire and Executive Order 13502 is the “evil twin” of the Employee Free Forced Choice […]


AFL-CIO Convention Delivers More EFCA and Project Labor Agreement News

1 September 22, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette interviewed Brett McMahon of ABC member Miller & Long Concrete about EFCA and President Obama’s discriminatory and costly Executive Order 13502 in a wrap-up article about the quad-annual AFL-CIO convention, which was held this year in Pittsburgh (“AFL-CIO aims to bring young people into unions,” 9/20). The Associated Builders and Contractors, which represents nonunion […]


ABC Appears on the Ed Morrissey Show

0 September 17, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Brett McMahon, VP of ABC member Miller & Long Concrete Construction, appeared on the September 17 edition of the Ed Morrissey Show to discuss discriminatory and costly project labor agreements (PLAs) and President Obama’s Executive Order 13502. Here is an excerpt from the Ed Morrissey Show’s website: In the second half, we welcome again Brett McMahon, representative […]


Construction Union Pension Plans and Project Labor Agreements

4 September 11, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

A column in the Washington Examiner by Irwin Steltzer, a senior fellow and director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for Economic Studies, discusses how Big Labor’s push for the hallucinegenically-named Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is primarily a strategy to steady struggling union pension plans (“Irwin Stelzer: Unions need growth to save unfunded pensions,” 9/4). The article is […]


Project Labor Agreement Executive Order Will Harm Georgia Construction Workforce

0 September 7, 2009  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Benita M. Dodd of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation writes in the La Grange Daily News (Georgia) about project labor agreements (PLAs) and the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), two provisions at the top of construction unions’ agenda that stand to harm workers on Labor Day (“A Celebration that Needs Work,” 9/7). More than 100 years […]


Recommended Labor Day Weekend Reading on PLAs

0 September 4, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

TheTruthAboutPLAs.com recommends some Labor Day Weekend appropriate reading.  Ivan Osorio and F. Vincent Vernuccio highlight the benefits Big Labor is getting from the Obama Administration and Congress in the American Spectator (“Big Labor’s Benefits,” 9/4).  Give it a read to learn more about the Employee Free Choice Act, health care and a union pension bailout. […]