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Va. House, Senate pass ban on mandatory labor pacts for construction projects
Washington Times ^

Posted on 01/31/2012 1:26:33 PM PST by Gopher Broke

The Virginia House and Senate on Tuesday voted to ban mandatory project labor agreements on state-funded construction projects, a move proponents argue will help protect the state's right-to-work laws and create a level playing field in contract bidding. Opponents say the ban is an unnecessary red herring.

The Republican-led House approved its version of the bill on a 69-27 vote, and the Senate deadlocked on the measure 20-20.

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TOPICS: US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: mcdonnell; pla; righttowork; union; va; va2012; vageneralassembly

1 posted on 01/31/2012 1:26:42 PM PST by Gopher Broke
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This legislation is very important. Liberals have been using Project Labor Agreements (PLA) to go around Virginia’s Right to Work Laws by FORCING union labor into government works projects like the Dulles MetroRail Project.

2 posted on 01/31/2012 1:29:27 PM PST by Gopher Broke (Repeal Obamacare !!)
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