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Union PLA to be bad for area workers

Nicole Goehring, SAN RAMON VALLEY TIMES

Thursday, January 2, 2014

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About 63 percent of voters approved the $56.5 million Measure B in November 2012, but only construction workers who sign on to union workforce rules will be allowed to work on Measure B Antioch High School Projects over $1 million. A 2010 study by the nonpartisan National University System Institute for Policy Research found project costs increase 13-15 percent when PLAs are required. Taxpayers foot this extra bill.