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From the monthly archives: September 2009

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'September 2009'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

ABC Opposes DOL's Proposed Employee Notification Rule

ABC Sept. 2 filed comments with the Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Labor-Management Standards voicing strong opposition to a regulation proposed for the implementation of Executive Order 13496 that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to post a notice informing employees of their rights to join or not join a union.  

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ABC Opposes DOL's Proposed Employee Notification Rule

ABC Sept. 2 filed comments with the DOL voicing strong opposition to a regulation proposed for the implementation of Executive Order 13496 that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to post a notice informing employees of their rights to join or not join a union.  

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Beacon Hill Institute Study Says Federal PLAs and Executive Order 13502 Will Harm Taxpayers (September 2009)

A study released Sept. 23 by the Beacon Hill Institute (BHI), “Project Labor Agreements on Federal Construction Projects: A Costly Solution in Search of a Problem,” found that PLAs significantly increase construction costs on federal projects. Had President Obama's pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 been in effect in 2008, and all 2008 federal construction projects worth $25 million or more had been performed under PLAs, it would have increased the cost to federal taxpayers by $1.6 billion to $2.6 billion.

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