PLA Studies

Project Labor Agreements

Project Labor Agreements and the Cost of School Construction in Ohio (May 2017)

BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE Re: Protests of Eckman Construction, Turnstone Corporation and Wu & Associates, Inc. No. B-406526.1; Solicitation No. DOL121RB20457 (June 2012)

Letter to Congressman Elijah Cummings: Response to Professor Philips (June 2011)

BHI testifies before Congress on Project Labor Agreement (June 2011)

Another Bellwether from Massachusetts: State opposition to Project Labor Agreements sends a clear signal to Administration and its union allies
RIPON FORUM (Spring 2010)

BHI-SUPRC Survey Questions on Labor Issues (March 2010)

Why Project Labor Agreements Are Not in the Public Interest
CATO JOURNAL (Winter 2010)

Project Labor Agreements on Federal Construction Projects: A Costly Solution in Search of a Problem (September 2009)

Do Project Labor Agreements Raise Construction Costs? Case Studies in Business, Industry & Government Statistics, Bentley University (2007)

Washington Nationals Stadium PLA (September 2006)

Project Labor Agreements and Financing Public School Construction in Massachusetts (December 2006)

Project Labor Agreements and Public Construction Costs in New York (May 2006)

Project Labor Agreements increase costs to Connecticut cities and towns, new BHI study finds (November 2004)

Project Labor Agreements increase costs for new school construction, new BHI study finds (September 2003)


Related Labor Issues: Prevailing Wages

BHI study takes aim at federal prevailing wage law; Inflated wage measures cost taxpayers $8.6 billion annually
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