ACTION ALERT: Click here to tell Congress & the President to Oppose Government-Mandated PLAs. On February 4, President Biden signed E.O. 14063 that will require—with limited exceptions—every federal prime contractor and subcontractor to engage in negotiation or agree to project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects valued at $35 million or more.
Rest assured, AGC of America will rigorously explore every possible avenue—including legal options—to push back against this EO. The association neither supports nor opposes contractors’ voluntary use of PLAs on government projects or elsewhere but strongly opposes any government mandate for contractors’ use of PLAs. According to an AGC of America analysis of data obtained via a Construction Advocacy Fund-financed lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act, the Department of Defense federal construction agencies rejected PLA mandates 99.4 percent of the time even when encouraged to do so under the Obama Administration… Learn more here.