Today the DC City Council is holding a hearing for legislation that would ensure high labor standards for government construction projects, but there are efforts by an anti-union construction association to weaken or gut those very provisions. The “Procurement Integrity, Transparency and Accountability Amendment Act of 2015” as amended and circulated by Council Chairman Phil Mendelson would require project labor agreements (PLAs) on government construction projects. PLAs make sure these projects have high construction and labor standards, and hire locally. Contact the DC City Council and your DC Councilmember and let them know you fully support the provisions in B21-334, especially the use of PLAs.
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