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Lake Champlain Bridge: Objections Stand on Union Labor


Times Argus - 10:57 am Thu Apr 1st, 2010

Union officials in Vermont say the Douglas Administration's objections to a proposed labor contract for the Lake Champlain bridge project are unfounded.

Vermont transportation officials last week rejected a so-called "Project Labor Agreement" that would govern labor practices on the $110 million project. Language in the proposed contract, according to a high-ranking official at the Vermont Agency of Transportation, gives undue preference to unionized outfits and would effectively shut Vermont contractors - the majority of which run open shops - out of the highest-dollar bridge project in recent memory.

Read the whole story in the Times Argus: http://timesargus.com/article/20100401/NEWS02/4010...

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South Burlington, VT 05403 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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