PLA Information From 2010 and Prior

U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds PLAs, Big Win for Workers and Unions

October 11, 2010 - Building Trades unions and workers have won a major victory before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which has ruled in Johnson v. Rancho Santiago Community College District that an ABC challenge to a Project Stabilization Agreement ("PSA") between the District and the Los Angeles and Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council has no merit. (Read More)

Three Big Victories For San Bernardino/Riverside BTC

March 17, 2010 - Yesterday proved to be a spectacular day for the San Bernardino/Riverside County Building Trades Council, scoring important victories before the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, the Riverside Community College District, and the San Bernardino City Unified School District. (Read More)

Three New Project Labor Agreements (PLAs)

June 25, 2009 - In a terrific string of victories for California's building trades, three major Project Labor Agreements, totaling more than $450 million, were enacted in the past week. (Read More)

Victory for the State Building Trades in Case Against Chula Vista Anti-PLA Ordinance

June 27, 2008 - Today the San Diego Superior Court ruled in favor of the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California (SBCTC) and rejected an attempt to place an anti-PLA initiative on the November ballot in Chula Vista (Read More)

The Truth About PLAs

July 3, 2010 - LAST MONTH the University of Massachusetts Building Authority voted to put the proposed $750 million overhaul of UMass Boston's campus under a project labor agreement that would require the use of unionized workers. The reflex reaction of hostile voices was predictable. "This is the kind of thing" said Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, "that makes people crazy about state government." (Read More)

Groundbreaking & Signing Ceremony Niland Gas Turbine Plant

April 20, 2007 - As Chair of California Unions for Reliable Energy and President of the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, I want to acknowledge my appreciation to the members of the management team and the Board of IID. (Read More)

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