Prop G

Fair and Open Competition Proposals on the Ballot TOMORROW in Chula Vista and Oceanside, California

0 June 7, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Voters in Chula Vista and Oceanside, California will go to the polls TOMORROW, June 8 and will have the option to say NO to wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements (PLAs).  We strongly encourage everyone living in these communities to make sure their voice is heard. covered the fight for open competition in California […]


San Diego Union Tribune Editorial on Prop G: Truth is a Casualty in Unions’ Political Ad

0 June 5, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

A San Diego Union Tribune editorial rips Big Labor’s Spanish-language ad opposing Proposition G which prohibits the use of anti-competitive project labor agreement (PLA) schemes on public works projects in Chula Vista, CA and restores fairness and accountability in public contracting (“Language of distortion / Truth is a casualty in unions’ political ad,” 6/5). Earlier this week […]


San Diego Labor Council Runs TV Commercial in Spanish Comparing Proposed Fair and Open Competition Ordinance to Arizona Immigration Law

1 June 3, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

How can you tell when a political campaign is falling apart with the knowledge of certain defeat? In the case of the union campaign to prevent voter approval of Proposition G in the City of Chula Vista, union leaders are now so desperate to save their special interest backroom deals (called “Project Labor Agreements”) that […]


The Inspiration for Proposition G in Chula Vista: San Diego Union Greenmail Against the San Diego Padres, Independent Power Companies, High Rise Developers, and Gaylord Entertainment

2 May 29, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

On May 27, KNSD Channel 7/39 News in San Diego (an NBC affiliate) showed a three-minute story on Proposition G, the voter initiative on the June 8 ballot in the City of Chula Vista to prohibit the city from entering into contracts that require contractors to sign project labor agreements (PLAs). The story was also […]


Keying Cars, Stealing Signs, and Project Labor Agreements: Caught on Tape Trying to Derail Fair and Open Competition

0 May 26, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Perhaps there’s a reason why the annual Gallup poll of honesty and ethics in professions gives a very low rating to “labor union leaders.” It increasingly appears that voters in Chula Vista, California are likely on June 8 to approve Proposition G, a fair and open competition ordinance prohibiting the City of Chula Vista from […]


Big Labor Spreads Lies to Defeat Chula Vista’s Prop G

0 May 25, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

On June 8, 2010, residents of Chula Vista, California will vote on Proposition G, which guarantees fair and open competition for public works projects in Chula Vista.  Visit to learn why Prop G is good for taxpayers and the construction industry. Big Labor opposes Prop G because it curtails their ability to receive costly and anti-competitive handouts from public […]


Local Ballot Initiatives in California Will Protect Fair and Open Competition for Taxpayers: Voters Decide on June 8

0 May 24, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

The San Diego Union-Tribune, the highest circulated daily newspaper in the San Diego metropolitan area, has endorsed Measure K, which asks Oceanside voters to adopt a charter that includes a ban on project labor agreement (PLA) requirements in city contracts. It also allows the city to establish its own prevailing wage policy for purely municipal […]


ABC Chapter President: “Come Out and Say” the Real Reason for Opposing Fair and Open Competition

2 April 12, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) San Diego Chapter President Scott Crosby pressed Secretary-Treasurer and CEO for the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council Lorena Gonzalez to “come out and say” the real reason that their organization is opposing Chula Vista’s Proposition G, which would allow fair and open competition for city construction projects by prohibiting wasteful […]