MINORITY WORKERS AND MWBE’S AT RISK REMOVE PLA’S FROM STATE BUDGET
Project Labor Agreements ("PLA's) discriminate against open/merit shop workers and companies, by tipping the playing field and putting the government in the business of creating winners and losers.
Our Letter to Governor: PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS HURT MINORITY WORKERS AND MWBE’S REMOVE THEM FROM THE STATE BUDGET
Open/merit shop workers are the silent majority in New York’s construction workforce.
PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS ARE ANTI-COMPETITIVE AND LEAVE OUT MINORITY WORKERS AND MWBEs
In the recently released NYS one-house budget bills, Project Labor Agreements (PLA’s) are proposed at least a dozen times resulting in billions of dollars for special projects. Also included is an expansion of prevailing wage on projects typically not subject to it. Unfortunately, all to the detriment of MWBE companies and workers of color.
Building New York Out of the Pandemic Means Supporting NYC Workers
The Construction Workforce Project does not agree with pushing special interest agendas rather than actually supporting thousands of suffering New Yorkers.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise: Non-union businesses locked out of bidding to rebuild Olympic oval
PLAs cannot help but make projects cost more, simply because they limit competition at bid time. In addition, they often promise to “save money” on the very backs of employees by cutting labor rates and various benefits required by the New York State Department of Labor.
How Should New York Handle a Fiscal Crisis? Not with Expanded Prevailing Wage. That’s for Sure
Raising the cost of construction of private projects 30 percent is no way to respond to a financial crisis.
COVID-19 Threat: Prevailing Wage Expansion Will Harm Minority Workers Even More
New York’s minority construction workforce fears the consequences of PREVAILING WAGE in New York’s budget.
To New York’s Elected Leaders: 2021 Proposed Budget – Prevailing Wage
As New York's elected leaders consider the proposed 2021 budget, The Construction Workforce Project wishes to remind them who they work for and who we are as citizens of this great city.
Exactly Who Will be Harmed by Expansion of Prevailing Wage?
Here’s what you need to know about WHO works on New York’s open /merit shop construction sites and WHO exactly will be put out of work if prevailing wage is expanded.
CWP’s Response to Local 79 and Sepúlveda rally for prevailing wages
Support for inner-city, ethnically diverse workers needs to be demonstrated as our open shop industry has done. These prevailing wage efforts are proving to be nothing more than another market grab for special interests.
Construction Workforce Project Sponsors Harlem Back to School Backpack Program
Construction workforce project is proud to sponsor Harlem Back to School Backpack Drive
CWP is Proud to Break Bread with HCCI and Support Harlem Communities
Construction Workforce Project is honored to have taken part in Harlem Congregations for Community Improvements' annual "Let's Break Bread Together" Awards Dinner.