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Malkin: We Don’t Need to Theorize About How this Shakedown Works

In a breakdown of President Obama’s new $50 billion infrastructure construction proposal, commentator Michelle Malkin tells her readers something that we’ve been saying for quite some time: that all workers are not created equal to President Obama. In February 2009, President Obama issued Executive Order 13502, which encourages agencies to require the use of wasteful and […]
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Project Labor Agreements are an Assault on Small Business

Anti-competitive government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) are special interest schemes that end open, fair and competitive bidding on public construction projects. It’s another way Big Labor and its handpicked political cronies assault small businesses and nonunion employees in the construction industry, which already is suffering from 27.1 percent unemployment. Diane Williamson, a Worcester Telegram columnist, […]
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Boston Globe Columnist Trashes Mass Governor's Gift to Big Labor

Yesterday’s Boston Globe column by Scot Lehigh criticizes Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s support of project labor agreements (PLAs) on future construction projects in exchange for political support from construction trade unions in the upcoming election (“Courting Trade Unions,” 3/31). Lehigh nails a key point questioning the alleged benefits of PLAs: But that PLA benefit is easily […]
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Boston Globe Columnist Trashes Mass Governor’s Gift to Big Labor

Yesterday’s Boston Globe column by Scot Lehigh criticizes Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s support of project labor agreements (PLAs) on future construction projects in exchange for political support from construction trade unions in the upcoming election (“Courting Trade Unions,” 3/31). Lehigh nails a key point questioning the alleged benefits of PLAs: But that PLA benefit is easily […]
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