All posts tagged "project labor agreement"

  • Business
    Federal Judge Agrees PLAs Are Unfair

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – In a case with similarities to one pursued by business groups in Nevada, a federal judge in Iowa threw out a challengeto the ban on union-favoring Project Labor Agreements enacted in that state by Governor Terry Branstad. Branstad had issued an executive order prohibiting any projects that...

  • Politics
    County Yields To Big Labor

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Local trade unions continue to lead Clark County around by the nose when it comes to Project Labor Agreements. The Las Vegas Sun reported Thursday morning that Clark County and the unions are formally appealing the ruling from District Court Judge Jerry Wiese that awarded a victory...

  • Government
    Commission Sells Out To Unions

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – The Clark County Commission today bowed to the wishes of local trade unions as it voted to appeal a court’s decision prohibiting it from using an agreement it had negotiated with those unions on a local construction project. The unanimous vote of the Commission will delay the...

  • Government
    Not So Fast! Judge Halts PLA In NBC Suit (updated)

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) - District Court Judge Jerry Wiese granted a preliminary injunction preventing Clark County...

  • Politics
    Construction Unions Compiles “Hit List” Of Companies To Strike

    (Michael Chamaberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – A coalition of construction trade unions has compiled a hit list of companies the union has targeted, a recent report reveals. The Verrill Dana report to determine whether a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) can be justified on the Clark County Detention Center project, which was discussed recently...

  • Government
    Prominent Problems Plague PLA

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Bureau) – When challenged by the Nevada Business Coalition and the Associated Builders and Contractors on its decision to impose a Project Labor Agreement on the Detention Center project, the Clark County Commission set out to justify the decision it had already made. The Commission obtained a report from...

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