City of San Jose Community Workforce Agreements / Project Labor Agreements Task Force

City of San Jose Community Workforce Agreements / Project Labor Agreements Task Force

The committee met for the first time on January 23 to discuss initial study of how Project Labor Agreements (PLA) impact both public & private sector investment. The task force will meet another 5 times prior to this item coming before the full Council.

Next steps include gathering information on what other jurisdictions have implemented and how those ordinances have affected local job creation.

The task force meets again on March 27.

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What is a Project Labor Agreement?   

A Project Labor Agreement (PLA), also known as a Community Workforce Agreement (CWA), is a pre-hire collective bargaining agreement with one or more labor organizations that establishes the terms and conditions of employment for a specific construction project. Learn more here.

SVO POSITION: OPPOSED

STATUS: At Council committee. Going to full Council in June 2017

Questions? Please contact Victor Cuauhtémoc Gomez, Sr. Director of Public Policy at victorg@thesvo.com

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