TV Coverage

The Inspiration for Proposition G in Chula Vista: San Diego Union Greenmail Against the San Diego Padres, Independent Power Companies, High Rise Developers, and Gaylord Entertainment

2 May 29, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

On May 27, KNSD Channel 7/39 News in San Diego (an NBC affiliate) showed a three-minute story on Proposition G, the voter initiative on the June 8 ballot in the City of Chula Vista to prohibit the city from entering into contracts that require contractors to sign project labor agreements (PLAs). The story was also […]


Baltimore Contractor: “We’d Have to Shut Our Doors”

0 March 23, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Big Labor and their allies on the Baltimore City Council have introduced their legislation to require community partnership agreements (Wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements by another name) on construction projects with over $5 million in city support. Numerous contractors and their employees marched on City Hall yesterday to protest the introduction of this bill. […]


Proposed Ingham County PLA Requirement in the News

0 May 21, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

The Ingham County, MI’s County Council is considering whether to institute a PLA requirement on a case-by-case basis on county-funded projects with direct labor costs greater than $100,000.  The only problem is PLAs are wasteful, discriminatory and essentially lock out non-union workers – who make up over 75 percent of Michigan’s construction workforce. Well, people […]