Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 447

Understanding the Politics of PLAs

1 May 19, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized has repeatedly documented that anti-competitive and costly project labor agreement (PLA) schemes are payoffs to Big Labor bosses from politicians in public offices at all levels of government. Big Labor relies on union-friendly public officials to steer public works contracts to unionized contractors through government-mandated PLAs. (Click here and here for great examples). Politicians […]