We will list specific ways to get involved in your region here when available, but in the meantime please contact us to find out general ways to help us in our fight for fair and open competition!
The plan lists the following specific industry policy objectives:
1. Project Labor Agreements (#10.4)
2. Community Benefit Agreements (#10.2)
3. Remove barriers to unionization (#9.3)
4. Create licensing requirements and enforce labor and employment laws to professionalize workers across an entire industry (#9.4)
5. Establish multi-employer joint labor-management training partnerships to raise skills in in an industry (#9.2)
The meeting on January 15th, launches a Bay Area strategy to improve economic opportunity for low and moderate wage workers. This plan will hinder our industry by imposing costly regulation and discouraging competitive bidding for public and private projects.
The City of Hercules is a 50% funding partner for the $42M Wastewater Treatment Plant project and has specifically requested that we attend their City Council Meeting TONIGHT. This is our opportunity to represent and further educate the City Council before they take their vote in January.
What we need you to do NOW:
1. Attend the meeting.
2. Contact the City Council members. Tell them to vote NO on the proposed PLA. Not sure what to say? Check out thesetalking points.
When: TONIGHT , December 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Hercules City Hall
Please contact the Pinole City Council today to express your opinions about PLAs!
Your support in crucial as the vote is extremely close! Your help will be key in stopping this PLA!
When: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7pm
Where: 2131 Pear Street Pinole, CA 94564
Review the Meeting Agenda (Item 9-A)