Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District

Unions Unveil Last-Minute Legislative Schemes in California to End Local Fair and Open Competition Policies and Promote Project Labor Agreements

2 September 6, 2011  School Construction, State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

On the afternoon of September 2 – the Friday before Labor Day weekend – the California State Building and Construction Trades Council finally revealed its plot to terminate local efforts throughout the state to guarantee the best quality construction at the best price for taxpayers. Bills in the California State Legislature were “gutted and amended” […]


California Water District Soaks Taxpayers with Sop to Big Labor

0 March 17, 2010  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

The Pasadena Sun-Times is reporting that the the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District has caved to Big Labor’s special interests and pledged to use PLAs on future construction projects (“San Gabriel water district gives big win to organized labor,” 3/14). Those projects are expected to include a $210 million water recycling plant and […]