H.R. 983

Sen. Collins and Coalition Oppose Project Labor Agreement Final Rule

0 April 16, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

On Thursday, a coalition of organizations opposed to government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) sent a letter to all Hill offices concerning the final rule issued by the federal government that will open the door to waste and discrimination in federal contracting.  The Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council’s final rule, released April 13, implements President Obama’s Feb. 6, 2009 pro-PLA Executive […]


Required Reading on Tax Day About Obama’s Project Labor Agreement Final Rule

0 April 15, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

On Tax Day, the critics continue to attack the Obama administration’s final rule that gives federal agencies the power to mandate the use of costly, wasteful and anti-competitive project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects costing more than $25 million.  As they should.  Under PLAs, taxpayers will now pay more and get less.  Isn’t it time we put […]


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 […]


Take Action Against Government Mandated Project Labor Agreements in Federal Construction

1 June 1, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Take action to ensure fairness and eliminate government waste in federal construction contracting. Call or write your senators and representative to co-sponsor the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act (S. 90/H.R. 983), introduced Jan. 6 by Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and Feb. 11 by Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.).  Click here to access ABC’s Grassroots Action Center. The Government […]