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New Mexico County Debating CWA/PLA Ordinance

0 September 18, 2020  State & Local Construction

Bernalillo County, the largest county in the State of New Mexico, is currently weighing an ordinance that would require a community workforce agreement (CWA), also known as a project labor agreement, on all county projects valued at over $5 million. The ordinance also says that at least three trades must be employed on the project […]

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USACE Louisville District PLA Survey for Fort Knox Due Sept. 4

0 September 1, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for the construction of an elementary school at Fort Knox, Kentucky. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated […]

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USACE Norfolk District PLA Survey for Joint Base Langley-Eustis Due Sept. 1

0 August 26, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a project at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase […]

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Virginia General Assembly Sends Project Labor Agreement and Prevailing Wage Legislation to Gov. Northam – Take Action

0 March 11, 2020  School Construction, State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

Virginia’s General Assembly has sent legislation to Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk that will needlessly increase the cost of taxpayer-funded public works construction projects, discourage competition from Virginia’s construction workforce and businesses. In addition, the legislation will steer contracts to out-of-state workers and firms instead of creating opportunities for certified small, women and minority contractors to […]

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USACE Baltimore District Project Labor Agreement Survey for Buckley AFB (CO) Due 3.12.20

0 March 10, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for construction work to recapitalize the existing medium voltage power generation and distribution system serving the Mission Support Group, Facilities, Logistics & Services Division, located on Buckley Air Force Base […]

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USACE Mobile District Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Tyndall AFB Due Mar. 6 and Mar. 24

0 March 2, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District has issues two surveys soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLA) for design and construction of Site Development and Utilities Phases I and II as well the Airfield Drainage system located at Tyndall Air Force Base in Bay County, […]

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USACE Mobile District Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Eglin AFB Due 3.10.20

0 March 2, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a construction of a Cyberspace Test Group Facility at Eglin AFB, Florida. ABC National encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated […]

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Virginia Considers Legislation Requiring Project Labor Agreements and Prevailing Wage on Public Works Construction

0 February 10, 2020  State & Local Construction

Legislation in Virginia’s General Assembly will lead to tax hikes or fewer public works construction projects procured by the Commonwealth’s state and local governments. In addition, it will needlessly increase construction costs and steer contracts to out-of-state unionized businesses and unionized workers at the expense of Virginia’s construction industry.

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USACE Mobile District Project Labor Agreement Surveys for Tyndall AFB Due Jan. 24 & Jan. 27

0 January 21, 2020  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issues two surveys soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLA) for construction of the Airey and Tyndall Gate Complexes as well as the Flight Line Munitions Storage Area (MSA) Facilities located at Tyndall Air Force Base in Bay County, Florida. […]

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