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Legislation to Prohibit Government Mandated PLAs Advances in Congress 

Contact Your Members of Congress and the President The AGC-supported “Fair and Open Competition Act” passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee this week. The legislation would prohibit federal contracting agencies from mandating that contractors and unions enter project labor agreements (PLAs) on direct federal projects. In addition, the bill would preserve the right […]

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Legislation to Prohibit Government Mandated PLAs Introduced in Congress

Contact Your Members of Congress and the President  Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) recently introduced the AGC-supported “Fair and Open Competition Act” in both the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively. The legislation would prohibit federal contracting agencies from mandating that contractors and unions enter project labor agreements (PLAs) on direct […]

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AGC Fights Against Government Mandated Project Labor Agreements

Urges Trump Administration to Repeal and Replace This week AGC, and others, urged President-elect Trump’s administration to repeal President Obama’s executive order that encourages federal agencies to require project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects exceeding $25 million, and replace it with a policy that prevents agencies from forcing contractors to enter into a […]