Rep. Kline

Rep. Kline on Red State: Card Check and Project Labor Agreements Part of Washington’s Culture of Union Favoritism

1 August 6, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

In remarks delivered Wednesday before a meeting of the AFL-CIO, President Barack Obama renewed his commitment to the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), better known as “card check.” The following op-ed by Rep. John Kline, senior Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, appeared in Red State yesterday in response to the president’s remarks. Rep. Kline […]


More Ink on Big Labor Favor

1 May 1, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Christopher Neefus at reports on the April 13 final rule implementing the pro-project labor agreement (PLA) Executive Order 13502 that encourages federal agencies to steer lucrative federal construction contracts to construction companies signatory to Big Labor (“Obama Gives Unions a ‘Massive Payback’ with Executive Order, Contractors Claim,” 4/30). Interviews with Rep. John Kline (R – Minn.), Brett […]


Required Reading: April 12 Media on Obama’s Project Labor Agreement Final Rule

5 April 13, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

While you were out rebuilding America, here are yesterday’s media reports and notable statements on today’s final rule implementing President Obama’s pro-project labor agreement (PLA) Executive Order 13502 into federal procurement regulations. Wall Street Journal (“Unions Win Public Contracting Row,” 4/12) Statement from House Education and Labor Committee Senior Republican Member Rep. John Kline (R-MN) Workforce Fairness Institute […]


Obama Administration’s Labor Agenda Scrutinized by Congressional Committee

1 January 21, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Rep. John Kline (R-MN), Senior Republican on the House Education and Labor Committee, announced that Education and Labor Committee Republicans will hold a forum today entitled “A Culture of Favoritism: The Obama Administration’s Labor Agenda.” Stephen Worth, president and CEO of ABC member Worth and Company of Doylestown, PA, is a witness and will provide […]


U.S. House Education and Labor Committee Senior Republican Member: Project Labor Agreements Offer Preview of Employee Free Choice Act

0 October 9, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Rep. John Kline, senior Republican member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor, issued a press release warning Americans that the government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the U.S. Department of Labor Job Corps Center in Manchester, New Hampshire and Executive Order 13502 is the “evil twin” of the Employee Free Forced Choice […]