Project Labor Agreements - Posted Articles

How Project Labor Agreements and Community Workforce Agreements Are Good for the Biden Administration’s Investment Agenda

Author: Center for American Progress     Posted On: 07/31/2023
PLAs and CWAs are powerful tools that help ensure federal investments are completed on time and on budget by well-qualified workers; support long-term labor stability

Why Project Labor Agreements Benefit Parsippany

Author: Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters     Posted On: 10/07/2022
The Township of Parsippany is actively taking steps to ensure that construction projects in the community are supporting local workers and providing the best return on investment for taxpayers. They are doing this using Project Labor Agreements (PLAs). PLAs are transparent, agreed upon contracts that provide stability and structure on large scale construction projects. A PLA is an agreement between the owner of a project and the contractor that lays out both parties’ responsibilities on a particular construction project to ensure that the project runs smoothly and ultimately does not cost taxpayers additional dollars.

Project Labor Agreements: A Winning Formula for Parsippany Construction Projects

Author: Carpenter Contractor Trust     Posted On: 10/04/2022
Project Labor Agreements (PLA) bring order and specific responsibility to public construction projects. PLAs are binding agreements that call for collective bargaining between labor and contractors. In addition, they define the terms and conditions applicable to all workers – union and nonunion — on public construction projects.

Project Labor Agreements: The Inside Track to Responsible Development and Higher Profits

Author: Carpenter Contractor Trust     Posted On: 09/27/2021
What management policy attracts reliable talent, ensures meeting your project deadline, reduces conflict and boosts your bottom line? Consider a project labor agreement (PLA).

Sweeney-Scutari NJ Bill Extends Project Labor Agreements

Author: Insider New Jersey     Posted On: 09/23/2021
Trenton – The NJ Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Nick Scutari that would extend the use of project labor agreements

Project Labor Agreements - The Best Approach For Industry

Author: AFL-CIO     Posted On: 09/23/2021
Building and construction trades workers are one of the hardest hit groups in the nation’s job crisis, they need PLA's.

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