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Alaska editorial: Jobs solidified

...the pipeline operator's decision to switch to a non union contractor. This is good news for Alaska, and particularly...obviously, could have applied to work for the proposed non union contractor, but that would have involved a difficult and uncertain...
Planners advise union labor on new high school reducing the number of bidders and adding to non-union contractors' expenses, said Pete Dawson, owner of Dawson...said. Notar, of the trades council, said many non-union contractors don't pay benefits. He added that union contractors...
My turn: Truth and consequences about Project Labor Agreements

...Shattenberg's assertions that there is "no legitimate public purpose" and that a PLA "favors union contractors over non-union contractors" are simply not factual as has been determined by many courts across the country and here in Alaska as well...
Contractors sue city over project labor agreement

...the job. Project labor agreements serve "no legitimate public purpose," and favor "union contractors over non-union contractors," according to the court records filed on behalf of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Alaska. Bill...


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