USACE Issues PLA Surveys for Louisiana, Nebraska and Hawaii

0 May 12, 2011  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently issued three surveys requesting information from the construction industry on potential project labor agreement (PLA) mandates for USACE construction projects in Louisiana, Nebraska and Hawaii. A May 4 survey issued by USACE asks for feedback on a PLA mandate for the VOLAR Barracks renovation in Fort Polk, Louisiana. […]


Big Labor Aboard! Honolulu Mayor Signs Rail PLA

0 November 24, 2009  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

Hawaiians can say a hui hou to fair and open competition for contracts to build a multi-billion dollar transportation project in Oahu. On November 17, 2009,  Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann required a union-favoring project labor agreement (PLA) for a controversial $5.5 billion rail transit project.   (Click here to read the Mayor’s “State of Rail Transit” statement from 10/29 […]