Posts Tagged ‘california pla’

Mar
2012
27

4,000 Jobs, $2 Billion in “Economic Impact” Slated for Long Beach Bridge Construction

4,000 Jobs, $2 Billion in “Economic Impact” Slated for Long Beach Bridge Construction
Construction tradesmen are waiting anxiously to find out who will be awarded a $700 million contract to replace the Gerald Desmond bridge in Long Beach. A Project Labor Agreement that would ensure local and minority hire, as well as safety and wage provisions, has been discussed but not yet approved: Proposals for the new bridge, ...
Mar
2012
2

“At this time, the county of Ventura has 34 active public works contracts. Three out of five of these contracts are with contractors from outside Ventura County.”

Project Labor Agreements draw the ire of anti-union Republicans because they view them as a union vs. non-union issue. Yet, many demographics benefit from PLAs, including the demographic of ‘people who get their name called thanks to local hiring provisions therein.’ Maricela Morales of the Ventura County Star recently wrote a piece...
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