PLAs

USACE Los Angeles District PLA Survey Due 4.11

0 April 8, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a project in San Diego County, California. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase costs, and impede […]

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Washington Times Publishes TheTruthAboutPLAs Op-Ed Celebrating Kentucky’s Fair and Open Competition Law

0 April 1, 2019  Featured, State & Local Construction

The Washington Times published this op-ed by TheTruthAboutPLAs.com touting the benefits of fair and open competition following the passage of a Kentucky law (HB 135) restricting controversial government-mandated project labor agreements on state and local public works construction projects (“Let’s welcome all Americans to rebuild America’s infrastructure,” 4/1/19): On March 21, Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Ky., […]

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USACE Louisville District PLA Survey Due 4.3

0 April 1, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a project in Louisville, Kentucky. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase costs, and impede the economy […]

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New Kentucky Law a Win-Win for Construction Industry, State Economy, Says ABC

0 March 25, 2019  Open Competition Works, State & Local Construction

Law will ensure fair and open competition on public works construction contracts WASHINGTON, March 25—Associated Builders and Contractors lauded Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) today for signing into law the Fair and Open Competition Act (HB 135), which ensures all of Kentucky’s skilled construction workforce and qualified businesses can compete on a level playing field […]

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USACE Louisville District PLA Survey Due 4.1

0 March 19, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a project at the Fort Campbell General Purpose Maintenance Shop, Fort Campbell, KY. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs […]

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USACE Mobile District PLA Survey Due 3.16.19

0 March 11, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs)  on construction to replace Building Dorm 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce […]

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USACE Fort Worth District PLA Survey Due 3.15 – Fort Hood, TX

0 March 6, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs)  on construction of Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing (UEPH) at Fort Hood, Texas. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, […]

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USACE Louisville District PLA Survey Due 3.13 – Fort Campbell, KY

0 March 5, 2019  Federal Construction, School Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a project at Fort Campbell Middle School, Fort Campbell, KY. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase […]

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USACE Los Angeles District PLA Survey Due Feb 20 – Fort Irwin National Training Center

0 February 20, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for the construction of a Standard Multi-Purpose Range Complex, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County, CA. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com, a project of ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond […]

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Survey: ABC Members Strongly Oppose Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

0 January 30, 2019  Featured, Federal Construction, Open Competition Works, State & Local Construction

ABC members overwhelming reported that government-mandated project labor agreements harm their businesses, hiring and workforce development practices and ability to complete work safely, on time and on budget, according to the results of a December 2018 membership survey published today. Ninety-eight percent of survey respondents said they were less likely to bid on a taxpayer-funded construction contract […]

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