Landmark Project Labor Agreement for Construction Contracts at the Metropolitan Water District

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) has approved a pioneering collective bargaining agreement that will cover most of its construction projects in the next five years, totaling nearly $1 billion. This significant Project Labor Agreement (PLA) involves negotiations with both labor unions and construction contractors and establishes essential labor requirements for the upcoming projects. The PLA supports Southern California's workforce development, emphasizing fair pay, good working conditions, and opportunities for under-served communities.

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