San Francisco Now Requires PLAs on Most Projects

Businesses seeking San Francisco public construction contracts may soon be required to sign project labor agreements under a measure heading to the mayor’s desk. That means large public projects in the city would require a collective bargaining agreement with one or more labor organizations. Citywide labor peace agreements will be mandatory on projects worth $5…
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Jersey City’s PLA Ordinance Preempted by NLRA

A Project Labor Agreement requires all construction companies working on a specific project to sign a union contract before being allowed to work on a project. Union companies are already signatory to union contracts, so they suffer no effect. Conversely, non-union companies are essentially required to “become union” for that particular job.   Jersey City,…
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