ABC Declares Victory as Federal Government Withdraws Project Labor Agreement

1 June 4, 2012  Federal Construction

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is declaring victory in its fight for open competition and taxpayer value on federal construction projects.  ABC issued the following press release earlier today: ABC DECLARES VICTORY AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WITHDRAWS PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced another victory in its fight against government-mandated […]


Union Favor on Federal Construction Project in New Hampshire Draws Criticism

0 February 9, 2012  Federal Construction

This week, U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) grabbed headlines with her public opposition to President Obama’s discriminatory policy, Executive Order 13502, favoring union contractors and union members competing for federal construction contracts. In a press release and letter to the White House issued Monday, Sen. Ayotte asked President Obama to repeal his pro-union Executive Order 13502 and […]


Big Labor Crashes Dulles Metro Rail Press Conference, Stifles Objections to Costly Project Labor Agreement Scheme

0 April 20, 2011  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

On April, 18 Laborers Union (LIUNA) Local 657 and other members and paid astroturfers guests of the Washington Metropolitan Council, AFL-CIO, bused in disruptive protestors from Washington, D.C., and Maryland to crash a press conference held by U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf concerning $3.5 billion worth of construction for Phase 2 of the Dulles Metro Rail project […]


Santa Barbara County Business Leaders Rally for Fair and Open Bid Competition

2 March 10, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Proponents of fair and open bid competition in Santa Barbara County, California gathered March 10th at the county administrative building to protest a proposed project labor agreement for future county construction.  On a 3-0 vote with two absences, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted on February 16 to negotiate a PLA for with […]


Paid, Violent Construction Union Members Protest Pro-Taxpayer/Anti-Project Labor Agreement Press Conference in Harrisburg

1 September 30, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

A well-compensated angry mob and rude group of Pennsylvania construction union members descended on yesterday’s press conference, held by Pennsylvania Representative John Bear (R-Lancaster) and Republican House Policy Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) on the Harrisburg capital steps, to protest the introduction of legislation that would end discriminatory and costly project labor agreements (PLA) on state and state […]