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Manchester’s Stalled Federal Job Corps Center Raised in New Hampshire Gubernatorial Campaign

0 June 25, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) cancelled its solicitation Nov. 2009 for bids to construct a new Job Corps Center in Manchester, N.H. The solicitation contained a crony contracting scheme called a project labor agreement (PLA) that would funnel construction contracts to unionized contractors. It was the first time a federal agency attempted a government-mandated PLA on a federal construction project since […]