South Dakota

South Dakota Becomes the 20th State to Adopt PLA Reform

2 March 14, 2014  State & Local Construction

South Dakota is the latest state to say “NO” to wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreement (PLA) mandates. Today, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard (R) signed H.B. 1212 into law, which will prohibit government entities in the state from requiring contractors to sign a PLA, or any other agreement with labor unions, as a condition […]


PLA Reform Bills on the Move in South Dakota and Alabama

0 February 12, 2014  State & Local Construction

The nationwide effort to ban wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreement (PLA) mandates took a step forward yesterday, as lawmakers in the South Dakota and Alabama legislatures passed bills that guarantee fair and open competition for taxpayer-funded construction projects. The Alabama House of Representatives approved H.B. 195, sponsored by Rep. Mack Butler (R), with bipartisan […]