BAY AREA GET INVOLVED

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!

July 22, 2014 the Fairfield City Council is scheduled to discuss an $81.5 million PLA on their Fairfield-Vacaville Train Station project. The agreement will discriminate against the more than 85% of the construction industry that is non-union. View the PLA here

CFEC has been working diligently to ensure elected officials and the public are aware of the problems of PLAs and even the media is catching on. The Fairfield Daily Republic just yesterday blasted the PLA and various issues surrounding it, you can view the article here.

The meeting will take place at 6:00pm in the Fairfield City Council Chambers. The address is 1000 Webster Street, Fairfield, CA 94533. Expect a healthy attendance of union officials and community activists. 

We encourage you to do two things to help us thwart this power grab by local union bosses:

  1. Attend the meeting July 22, 2014 at 6:00pm. We need you to bring management, workers, and apprentices! Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you need any talking points.

  2. Contact the Fairfield City Council and tell them how PLAs hurt your business.

Meeting Details

When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Fairfield City Council Chambers, Fourth Floor

      1000 Webster Street, Fairfield, CA 94533

Monday, July 21st 2014, the Petaluma City Council will be discussing the approval of the $120 million Riverfront Mixed-Use Project where unions will likely continue to "greenmail" the developer with CEQA complaints. You can read here about our exposure of the extortion. As usual, getting a Project Labor Agreement on construction is apparently the purpose of the relentless union objections under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to the development. It will be Item 6-C on the agenda.We are encouraging all local contractors to attend this meeting that is scheduled for July 21st, at 7:00pm and speak up for the project and against union greenmail. You can also contact the City Council and inform them about the importance of fair and open competition.
Meeting Details 

When: Monday, July 21st at 7:00pm 
Where: City Hall Council Chambers
               11 English Street, Petaluma, CA 94952
 

 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will vote on a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) policy and template for local county projects over $10M and $25M using federal dollars. It is a standard PLA with all the usual components meant to keep well qualified contractors, workers, and apprentices off this work.  

The meeting is Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:00am at the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 575 Administration Drive, Room 102, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. Expect a healthy attendance of union officials and community activists.

We encourage you to do two things to help us thwart this power grab by local union bosses:

  1. Show up and ask your industry friends to join you at the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting.   
  2. Contact the Board of Supervisors TODAY to let them know you stand opposed to the PLA and why.
    • Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , First District 
    • Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Second District  
    • Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Third District  
    • Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Fourth District   
    • Supervisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Fifth District

Meeting Details

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:00am

Where: Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Chambers
               575 Administration Drive, Room 102, Santa Rosa, CA 95403