Pa. Rep. Wants To End Union-Favored Construction Contracts

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state legislator introduced a bill Thursday that would prohibit the state from excluding nonunion construction workers from bidding on public construction jobs and would grant the workers the right to sue government agencies that violate the law.

Rep. Stephen Bloom, R-Cumberland, said the legislation will ensure that taxpayers get the best work at the best price and will put an end to what he called the troubling practice of banning qualified contractors from building taxpayer-funded projects solely because they don't belong to a government-favored...
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