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Champlain Bridge Labor Agreement Concerns Vermont Firms

Times Argus - 4:38 pm Fri Feb 12th, 2010

A labor agreement pending in New York would virtually exclude Vermont contractors from landing work on one of the biggest infrastructure projects in recent memory.

This was according to a trade organization that represents more than 150 firms in the Vermont construction industry.

Adopting such an agreement for the $75 million Lake Champlain bridge replacement project, according to Cathy Voyer, executive vice president of Associated General Contractors of Vermont, would force contractors to play by union rules, and effectively preclude this state's non-union shops from bidding on the work.

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