Executive Order 14063

U.S. Lawmakers Voice Concerns with Biden’s Project Labor Agreement Mandates on Federal and Federally Assisted Construction Projects

0 September 29, 2022  Federal Construction

Congress has been busy holding President Biden accountable for inflationary and controversial policies benefiting union donors following the Biden administration’s Feb. 4 release of Executive Order 14063 and the related Aug. 19 FAR Council proposed rule to require project labor agreements on federal construction contracts of $35 million or more. The communications from lawmakers also […]

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President Biden’s Inflationary Project Labor Agreement Schemes Hurt Taxpayers and Construction Job Creators

0 August 25, 2022  Featured, Federal Construction

ICYMI, here is the Aug. 18, 2022, statement, article and twitter thread from Associated Builders and Contractors in response to the publication of a proposed rule, Federal Acquisition Regulation: Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects, implementing President Biden’s Executive Order 14063, which requires federal construction contracts of $35 million or more to be subjected […]

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Biden’s Project Labor Agreement Schemes Exacerbate Construction Industry’s Skilled Labor Shortage

2 June 29, 2022  Featured, Federal Construction, State & Local Construction

The construction industry is projecting a historic shortage of 650,000 skilled workers in 2022. It is also facing serious supply chain disruptions, unprecedented materials cost inflation of 44% since prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and declining investment in nonresidential structures. The Biden administration is aware of these problems that stand to undermine taxpayer investments in […]

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Governors and Congressional Leaders Oppose Biden’s Project Labor Agreement Mandate Policies, Advocate for Fair and Open Competition

0 April 27, 2022  Federal Construction

On April 26, 18 GOP Governors sent a letter to the White House in opposition to President Biden’s Executive Order 14063 requiring federal construction contracts of $35 million or more to be subjected to project labor agreements. “As governors, we support policies that ensure robust competition for taxpayer-funded construction projects that welcome all of America’s construction industry […]

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Media Exposes President Biden’s Project Labor Agreement Schemes

0 April 19, 2022  Federal Construction

On Feb. 4, President Biden signed Executive Order 14063, Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects, which mandates the use of project labor agreements on federal construction projects of $35 million or more in value. The media coverage of this proposal has not been favorable. ABC slammed the order in a statement: “This anti-competitive and […]

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ABC Sends Letter to White House With 1,200 Signatures Opposing Biden’s Project Labor Agreement Mandate Policies

0 April 7, 2022  Federal Construction

On April 6, ABC sent a letter to the White House with more than 1,200 signatures from members and chapters voicing strong opposition to President Biden’s Feb. 4, 2022, Executive Order 14063, which requires controversial and inflationary project labor agreements on federal contracts of $35 million or more. The letter also lays out concerns with other […]

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April 2022 Update: ABC’s Fight Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements Continues

0 April 6, 2022  Featured, Federal Construction

Since President Biden signed Executive Order 14063, Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects, on Feb. 4, 2022, mandating project labor agreements on federal construction projects of $35 million or more, numerous lawmakers and taxpayer and business groups have renewed fierce opposition to the Biden administration’s push for government-mandated PLAs on both federal […]

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Coalition Supports the Fair and Open Competition Act in Letter to Congress Opposing Project Labor Agreement Mandates

0 February 23, 2022  Federal Construction

On Feb. 23, ABC and a coalition of 19 associations and organizations representing the construction industry and business community sent Congress a letter of support for the Fair and Open Competition Act (S. 403/H.R. 1284), sponsored by Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind. and Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C. The Fair and Open Competition Act would prevent federal agencies and […]

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Construction Coalition Argues Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements in Letter to White House

0 February 16, 2022  Federal Construction

ABC joined a diverse coalition of more than a dozen associations and organizations representing millions of workers in the construction industry in a Feb. 15 letter to President Joe Biden opposing the administration’s new executive order mandating project labor agreements on federal construction contracts of $35 million or more. Executive Order 14063 was signed on Feb. 4. In […]

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WSJ Op-Ed: The Truth About President Biden’s Pro-Project Labor Agreement Executive Order

0 February 9, 2022  Federal Construction

The WSJ published this op-ed Feb. 9, exposing the truth about President Biden’s Executive Order 14063, which requires federal construction contracts of $35 million or more to be subjected to controversial government-mandated project labor agreements. This piece is one of many op-eds and editorials opposing government-mandated PLAs published by the WSJ over the years. View […]

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