Project Labor Agreements

Signing of $4 Billion PLA in Bakersfield

Private companies don't have to sign PLAs, but they do because it makes sense. Watch the PLA signing ceremony between the Building Trades, HECA and Fluor for a $4 billion project near Bakersfield, slated to bring thousands of construction and on-site jobs to an area greatly in need of them. (Read More)

PLA's Essential to Bay Area Bond Construction

Project Labor Agreements or PLAs are widely used in the Bay Area of California when city officials, using taxpayer approved bond money for construction, need to provide the most bang for the public's buck. In fact, from School Construction, to Public Transportation to Professional Sports, Project Labor Agreements link these industries together... and the arguments against them (PLAs) are simply proven not true in any instance whatsoever. (Read More)

PLA Story - Building the Future of California with PLAs

This video highlights several high profile projects using Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) to deliver projects sucessfully. The projects in this video range from large scale solar farms and rebuiding a San Francisco Neighborhood. The PLA process is explained through a series of interviews from the public, private and industry point of view. This video can be downloaded in our Member Only area. Runtime is 12:18. (Read More)

PLA Story - Project Labor Agreements in your Cities and Counties

Meet county supervisors, mayors and city staff from across California and learn how they've used Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) to build a wide variety of projects on time and on budget. Runtime 6:19 (Read More)

PLA Story - Project Labor Agreements in your Schools

This video highlights how PLA's are used to help school districts increase quality and reliability in construction projects by using Project Labor Agreements (PLAs). Runtime 6:19 (Read More)

PLA Story: San Francisco - Rebuilding a Neighborhood

September 7, 2011 - San Francisco and Lennar Urban are using a union Project Labor Agreement and Community Benefits Agreement to rebuild the Hunters Point Shipyard neighborhood, and to train and employ local residents to do the work. Meet the developer and city leaders who engineered the agreements, and several residents and organizers who helped shape the agreement to meet the needs of their community. (Read More)

BCTD Project Labor Agreements

Peter Philips and Dale Berman are featured, as is the Santa Clara BCTC library study. (Read More)

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