Negotiating Construction Project Labor Agreements: Key Terms for Managing Costs, Limiting Risks
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A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide construction practitioners with practical insight into drafting project labor agreements (PLAs). The panelist will discuss key contract provisions for owners, contractors and labor providers and best practices for avoiding pitfalls in their use in public and private construction projects, including what a municipality and a union can legally do through a PLA and what is not legal under a PLA.
- Project labor agreements
- Purpose generally
- Benefits and risks
- Drafting key terms
- Enforcement issues for owners, contractors, labor providers and municipalities
- Interplay with other agreements
- Collective bargaining
- Insurance coverage
The panelist will explore these and other critical issues:
- What is the general framework and purpose of a PLA?
- How can counsel for labor providers reconcile conflicting terms in collective bargaining agreements with PLA terms?
- How can counsel effectively leverage the cost-saving benefits of a PLA to effectuate a “win-win” for the parties?
- What are some of the enforcement issues for municipalities and labor unions under PLAs? What actions are permitted and not permitted?
Mr. Zimolong has dedicated his entire legal career to representing developers and contractors in disputes between... | Read More
Mr. Zimolong has dedicated his entire legal career to representing developers and contractors in disputes between themselves, unions, and the government. He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases and has counseled clients nationwide on developing and constructing highways, multifamily apartment buildings, professional and collegiate sports stadiums, schools, and uniform planned communities. Mr. Zimolong has tried numerous cases to verdict and boasts an undefeated jury trial record. He has represented clients in countless matters before administrative agencies, in particular, the NLRB and OSHA. He counsels client on dealing with, avoiding, and de-certifying unions.Close