market recovery

Big Labor’s Job Targeting & Market Recovery Schemes: They Can’t Compete, So They Cheat

11 April 4, 2011  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Merit shop contractors and their skilled employees have a lot to worry about in today’s marketplace with the construction industry’s 20 percent unemployment rate, a slow economy, cut-throat competition, and reduced bank lending to businesses interested in purchasing construction services to grow their business and create jobs. Surviving these tough market conditions is even more difficult thanks to anti-competitive and […]


Editorial: Why Not Bid Lorain Wasterwater Project With and Without a Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreement?

0 March 28, 2011  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

Ohio newspaper editorial boards have been keeping tabs on the Lorain (Ohio) City Council, opposing the council’s frequent efforts to implement the anti-competitive, costly and special interest agenda of Big Labor by requiring union-favoring government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on municipal construction projects. The Lorain Morning Journal’s latest editorial opposing these PLA schemes makes the argument that the Lorain […]