Orange County Register

Orange County Ordinance Prohibiting Project Labor Agreements on County Projects Passes

1 November 4, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

It’s official. The nation’s fifth largest and perhaps most famous county has said NO to discriminatory and costly project labor agreements (PLAs). Yesterday, the Orange County (CA) Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance prohibiting government-mandated PLAs on county-funded construction projects. The ordinance was approved 5-0 last week, but had to be heard a second time yesterday […]


Editorial: Rein in Union Payoffs

0 September 29, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Another editorial, this time from Sunday’s Orange County Register, tells the public the truth about project labor agreements (PLAs) and commends the Orange County Board of Supervisors for taking legislative steps to end these costly and discriminatory special-interest sweetheart deals (“Editorial: Rein in Union Payoffs,” 9/27).  One of the most noxious types of laws that localities will pass involve […]