Project Labor Agreements

Virginia General Assembly Sends Project Labor Agreement and Prevailing Wage Legislation to Gov. Northam – Take Action

0 March 11, 2020  Featured, School Construction, State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

Virginia’s General Assembly has sent legislation to Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk that will needlessly increase the cost of taxpayer-funded public works construction projects, discourage competition from Virginia’s construction workforce and businesses. In addition, the legislation will steer contracts to out-of-state workers and firms instead of creating opportunities for certified small, women and minority contractors to […]

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USACE Baltimore District Project Labor Agreement Survey for Buckley AFB (CO) Due 3.12.20

0 March 10, 2020  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 (PLA) for construction work to recapitalize the existing medium voltage power generation and distribution system serving the Mission Support Group, Facilities, Logistics & Services Division, located on Buckley Air Force Base […]

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USACE Mobile District Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Tyndall AFB Due Mar. 6 and Mar. 24

0 March 2, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District has issues two surveys soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLA) for design and construction of Site Development and Utilities Phases I and II as well the Airfield Drainage system located at Tyndall Air Force Base in Bay County, […]

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USACE Mobile District Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Eglin AFB Due 3.10.20

0 March 2, 2020  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 (PLA) for a construction of a Cyberspace Test Group Facility at Eglin AFB, Florida. ABC National encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated […]

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PLA Mandate Legislation Introduced in Baltimore City Council

0 February 25, 2020  Featured, State & Local Construction

As reported last month in the Baltimore Sun (“Baltimore Council bill would require union agreements before contractors win major city projects,” 1/27/20), a bill introduced in the Baltimore City Council by Councilmember Shannon Sneed and Council President Brandon Scott would make sweeping changes to the City of Baltimore’s procurement laws. The proposed ordinance, File 20-0488, […]

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Virginia Considers Legislation Requiring Project Labor Agreements and Prevailing Wage on Public Works Construction

0 February 10, 2020  Featured, State & Local Construction

Legislation in Virginia’s General Assembly will lead to tax hikes or fewer public works construction projects procured by the Commonwealth’s state and local governments. In addition, it will needlessly increase construction costs and steer contracts to out-of-state unionized businesses and unionized workers at the expense of Virginia’s construction industry.

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USACE Mobile District Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Tyndall AFB Due Jan. 24 & Jan. 27

0 January 21, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issues two surveys soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLA) for construction of the Airey and Tyndall Gate Complexes as well as the Flight Line Munitions Storage Area (MSA) Facilities located at Tyndall Air Force Base in Bay County, Florida. […]

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USACE Los Angeles District Project Labor Agreement Survey for Fort Huachuca Due. Jan. 27

0 January 14, 2020  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 (PLA) for a construction of an Ambulatory Care Center at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. ABC National encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs […]

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USACE New England District Project Labor Agreement Survey for New England States Due Nov. 18

0 November 12, 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 (PLA) for a multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for construction throughout New England awarded to up to 6 offerors, with a total value of up to $90,000,000 total. ABC National […]

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