October 31, 2011

The Required Use of a Project Labor Agreement on Phase 2 of the Dulles Metrorail Project Generates Discussion

Holland & Knight Government Contracts Blog
Gregory H. Koger

One of most high profile construction projects in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area appears to be eliciting strong opinions from local and state political figures. At issue is the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's (MWAA) decision to require the use of a project labor agreement (PLA) on the second phase of the 23-mile extension of Metrorail to Washington Dulles International Airport. The MWAA's decision is being debated among various local and state lawmakers in Virginia, with the issue becoming a matter of increased discussion prior to the upcoming election.

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