ABC strongly opposes government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on public construction projects. Anti-competitive project labor agreements (PLAs) are special interest schemes that end open, fair and competitive bidding on public works projects. PLAs drive up the cost of construction by reducing competition and effectively excluding merit shop contractors and their skilled employees from building projects paid for by their own tax dollars.
Recognize unions as the representatives of their employees on that job use the union hiring hall to obtain workers
Obtain apprentices exclusively from union apprenticeship programs
Pay into underfunded and mismanaged union benefit plans
Obey costly, restrictive and inefficient union work rules