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Monthly Archives: October 2011

City of Allentown’s PLA Ordinance Challenged

Posted in Project Labor Agreements

As reported by Peter Hall in  the Allentown Morning call, the Associated Builders and Contractors of Eastern PA has sued the City of Allentown over the City’s controversial ordinance bidders on City projects in excess of $250,000 to abide by a project labor agreement.  The Call reports that F.H. Rohrbach of Allentown, A.J. Trunzo of… Continue Reading

Prevailing Wage Bills Advance

Posted in Davis Bacon Act

Our friends at the Commonwealth Foundation reported that six bills passed the Pennsylvania General Assembly which would amend Pennsylvania’s Prevailing Wage Law and potential save taxpayers millions.  Accord to the Foundation: •HB 1271: Defines “maintenance work” to include road repairs, which reduces the number of projects subject to Prevailing Wage Act requirements. •HB 1685: Requires… Continue Reading