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New York Firm Wins Lawsuit Against NYS DOT’s Government-Mandated PLA

1 March 19, 2012  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

There was a significant legal victory for taxpayers and merit shop construction firms in New York recently. As we reported in 2011, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) implemented a project labor agreement (PLA) requirement on a highway reconstruction and bridge replacement project near Exit 122 on Route 17 in Orange County, […]


UPDATE: Big Labor Handout Costs NYS Taxpayers $4.5 Million

0 May 30, 2011  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

There is a great example of Big Labor handouts at their worst developing in New York State this spring. Here are the facts from the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors: “Lancaster Development, Inc., a Schoharie County-based heavy/highway construction firm, and the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors are calling on […]