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Federal PLA on Navy Project in Washington Will Harm Local Construction Workforce and Procurement Efficiency

6 January 12, 2012  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Northwest has mandated a project labor agreement (PLA) on the construction of a $450 million to $550 million explosives handling wharf #2 (Solicitation No. N4425511R9004) at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington. The PLA mandate harms Washington’s experienced and skilled nonunion construction workforce and will discourage competition from qualified contractors that have […]