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Toledo PLA Ordinance

Toledo Passes PLA Ordinance

With the support of the Mayor, Toledo City Council approved legislation yesterday authorizing Project Labor Agreements to be implemented on all major city-funded construction projects. Approved by a 9-2 vote, ordinance 200-16 states all city-funded construction contracts valued at $100,000 or more are subject to a PLA negotiated by the Northwest Ohio Building and Construction […]

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Lucas County Commissioners Enforce PLA Requirement in Demolition Bid

Lucas County Commissioners withdrew a demolition contract because the contractor ignored contract language requiring the use of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA). On Feb. 9, commissioners rescinded their contract to Paschal, Bign & Sons Excavating, LCC, to raze an apartment building that sits on land deemed necessary to realign Brandyway Lane for the installation of […]

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Toledo City Council Members Dispute PLA Ordinance

A battle is brewing in Toledo over a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) ordinance. This week, The Toledo Blade reported that Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson tried to push through legislation that would mandate construction projects that cost at least $100,000 and are funded solely by the city be subject to a PLA through the Northwest Ohio Building and […]

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Energy project in Northwest Ohio

The Oregon Clean Energy Project has broken ground on the construction of a new 800-megawatt gas-fired power plant in Oregon, Ohio. While the official groundbreaking ceremony won’t be until next month, preliminary construction is being done on the 30-acre site. The natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility will utilize high efficiency combustion turbines with heat recovery […]

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We Defend and Protect Our Construction Industry Professionals

We support laws and mandates that strengthen community standards and safety. Prevailing Wage Prevailing Wage laws require construction contractors who work on publicly funded projects to pay construction workers at least the prevailing wages and benefits in the area in which they are working. So-Called Right to Work On its surface, “So-Called Right to Work” […]

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