Thursday, January 06, 2011

GAO Rules Against Project Labor Agreement

Harry Alford
From: Harry Alford, President

National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC)

Project Labor Agreements (PLA’s) are evil, anti-minority and full of corruption.  The NBCC firmly believes this and President Obama does not.  Thus, we have serious conflict.  These union only jobs are usually void of minority business and few minorities are allowed to join construction unions.  Only 2 percent of Black owned construction companies are union.  A victory for our position recently occurred in where the General Accounting Office (GAO) agreed with our position and struck down a federally sponsored PLA.  For more about this issue.

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