Nebraska

Veterans Affairs Project Labor Agreement Survey For Omaha National Cemetery Due Jan. 23

1 January 22, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Facilities Management is soliciting comments from federal contractors about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a solicitation for design-build construction services to build a new National Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska. Survey responses are due by COB Thursday, January 23, 2014, to Ms. […]

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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. […]

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Nebraska Arena Board Says NO to PLA for Haymarket Arena

0 June 27, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

By unanimous decision, the board overseeing the construction of the new $340 million University of Nebraska Haymarket Arena rejected Big Labor’s call for a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the arena’s construction. This is a significant win for local taxpayers and the 87 percent of the Nebraska construction workforce that chooses not to join […]

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Preserve Open Competition in Nebraska

0 June 22, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Union bosses have opened a new front in their continuing effort to deny taxpayers value and accountability on public construction projects. Big Labor’s latest target is the Haymarket Arena project in Lincoln, Nebraska. As we reported last week, University of Nebraska Regent Tim Clare urged the board that will oversee the construction of this $344 […]

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