Project Labor Agreements - Full Story

Prince George’s County Council bill aims to lessen unemployment rate, support workers
Published: 11/08/2023     Author: The Diamondback

A project labor agreement is a type of collective bargaining agreement that establishes the terms and conditions of a construction project before construction is started. They can allow for clearer terms regarding wages and workers’ rights and benefits on a specific project, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Council member Edward Burroughs, who proposed and sponsored January and October project labor agreement bills, hopes the new bill will prioritize Prince George’s County residents by pulling from in-county local construction workers.



Members of the Prince George's County Council during a meeting on Oct. 17, 2023.

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