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Pro-PLA Legislation Moving in New Jersey. Will Gov. Christie Uphold his Campaign Pledge?

In New Jersey, legislation is moving quickly through the State Legislature that would authorize the use of wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreement (PLA) mandates on even more construction projects than currently are permitted under law. Should this bill reach Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) desk, many merit shop leaders will be asking themselves whether Gov. Christie […]
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Dem Candidate for Pennsylvania Governor: CCAC PLA Requirement was "Probably Wrong"

Allegheny County Executive and gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato (D) criticized the Community College of Allegheny County’s (CCAC) requirement that all bidders for the upcoming construction of a $21 million science building agree to sign a wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreement (PLA) with Big Labor as a condition of performing work on this project. Here’s an […]
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Dem Candidate for Pennsylvania Governor: CCAC PLA Requirement was “Probably Wrong”

Allegheny County Executive and gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato (D) criticized the Community College of Allegheny County’s (CCAC) requirement that all bidders for the upcoming construction of a $21 million science building agree to sign a wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreement (PLA) with Big Labor as a condition of performing work on this project. Here’s an […]
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President Obama's Project Labor Agreement Executive Order Continues Assault on Small Business

ICYMI, an April 14 Wall Street Journal editorial blasts President Obama’s Feb. 6, 2009 pro-project labor agreement (PLA) Executive Order 13502 that was implemented into federal procurement regulations via a final rule issued April 13 (“Crony Contracts. Want federal business? Better be a union shop“). Anti-competitive government-mandated PLAs are special interest schemes that end open, fair and competitive bidding […]
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President Obama’s Project Labor Agreement Executive Order Continues Assault on Small Business

ICYMI, an April 14 Wall Street Journal editorial blasts President Obama’s Feb. 6, 2009 pro-project labor agreement (PLA) Executive Order 13502 that was implemented into federal procurement regulations via a final rule issued April 13 (“Crony Contracts. Want federal business? Better be a union shop“). Anti-competitive government-mandated PLAs are special interest schemes that end open, fair and competitive bidding […]
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