Senator Gregg


1 November 13, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Here’s a Friday recap of the alphabet soup of media coverage of the recent news surrounding the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) decision to cancel its solicitation for bids to construct a new Job Corps Center in Manchester, N.H. under a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA).  The DOL’s Job Corps Center PLA was believed to be […]


ABC Member Files Protest Against U.S. Department of Labor Project Labor Agreement

0 October 6, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

TheTruthAboutPLAs blogged about the first proposed government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) since President Obama signed Executive Order 13502 (“First Federal Project Labor Agreement Under Obama Administration Riles Senator Gregg,” 9/18). On 10/2, a discriminatory and costly PLA was officially included in the contract solicitation for the construction of a U.S. Department of Labor Job Corps Center […]


Washington Examiner Editorial on Project Labor Agreements: No Local Construction Firms Need Apply

0 October 5, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the Manchester, NH Job Corps project continues to garner negative publicity.  In an October 2 Washington Examiner editorial titled, “No Local Construction Firms Need Apply,” Barbara Hollingsworth notes Senator Judd Gregg’s frustration with the impact this PLA will have on New Hampshire’s construction industry. Here’s an excerpt: And since […]


First Federal Project Labor Agreement Under Obama Administration Riles Senator Gregg

0 September 18, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The first government mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal construction project during the Obama Presidency has been attached to a $10+ million U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Jobs Corp Center in Manchester, NH. A statement released by Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) highlights the problems with a government mandated PLA in New Hampshire, where just 8.7 […]