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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Is America’s Biggest Construction Project Unconstitutional?

Posted in Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBE)

(This is a guest blog post from guest blogger John Sullivan, Esquire, a lawyer who focuses his practice on DBE disparity studies.  He can be reached at jcharlessullivan@yahoo.com) Last month ground was broken on the first high speed rail system in the United States. The California High Speed Rail will run from Los Angeles to… Continue Reading

Why Non-Union Firms Should Never Hire a Union Worker to Buy Labor Peace

Posted in Unions

Often construction unions will force ask non-union construction firms to hire a union worker for employment on a construction project where the non-union firm is completing work.  Faced with the threat of a picket line, many contractors consider the employment a minor tax inconvenience in exchange for labor peace and decide to hire the union worker…. Continue Reading