Posts Tagged ‘local hire’

Dec
2011
1

Philadelphia Attempts to Ensure Local and Minority Hiring With PLA Mandate

¬† Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter has signed an executive order to re-establish the use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) on Public Works projects. Nutter noted the positive outcomes of using PLAs in his announcement which appeared on the City of Philadelphia’s website. In his announcement Mayor Nutter said: “PLAs will help the...
Nov
2011
14

“Freedom Forum” Tackles Baltimore’s Need for Local Hire

“Freedom Forum” Tackles Baltimore’s Need for Local Hire
This past weekend, local leaders met in Baltimore for a discussion panel titled, “The Freedom Forum”, in which they discussed the future of the jobs market in Baltimore and how it will adapt to the ever-changing global economy. The panel, with a focus on local hiring in Baltimore, included Professor John Bullock of Towson University,...
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