Posts Tagged ‘Gov. Jerry Brown’

Apr
2012
13

Important Bill Protecting PLAs in California is Approved, Passes Full Assembly

Important Bill Protecting PLAs in California is Approved, Passes Full Assembly
The following announcement was made by the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California… *** An important Building Trades backed bill that specifically clarifies that local governments that enact a blanket ban on PLAs for public works projects may not receive any state funding for construction, was approved today by the state...
Feb
2012
28

The Anti-Union ABC is Wasting Taxpayer Time, Forcing California to Draft a Law that Enforces Another They Already Passed

Hearings are approaching on California Senate Bill 829, legislation aimed at enforcing an already-passed law dictating that local governments can not receive state funding for construction if they enact a blanket ban on Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) for public works. Last year, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 922, disqualifying local...
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Feb
2012
28

CA Gov Jerry Brown Gives Huge Shoutout to Union Apprenticeship Programs on “Meet the Press”

CA Gov Jerry Brown Gives Huge Shoutout to Union Apprenticeship Programs on “Meet the Press”
This Sunday’s edition of Meet the Press was music to Building Trades leaders ears when California Governor Jerry Brown took a question from David Gregory concerning higher education and flipped it into a ringing endorsement for the apprenticeship training that building and construction trades unions have been investing in and touting for...