org) points out, but open-shop
contractors and subcontractors are required to prove they are in compliance both before bidding and during construction by submitting certified payroll records.
Moore, had previously argued - after the matter was brought to the attention of the federal agency by the anti-PLA, open-shop
Merit Construction Alliance - that the city did not need a waiver because the PLA was signed before the order took effect.
The Building Trades Organizing Project (BTOP), a labor-union organization funded by the AFL-CIO, is targeting Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) members in Las Vegas with a campaign to force open-shop
contractors to become unionized -- even against the expressed wishes of their workers.
Whether the open-shop
requirement extends to the medical-clinical building that is to be a union-only project is open to debate.
WORCESTER - Nonunion construction workers are being shut out of the $563 million CitySquare downtown redevelopment project in violation of federal rules, according to a group that represents open-shop
construction companies in Massachusetts.