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File #: 2015-1086   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 7/8/2015 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2015 Final action: 9/17/2015
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE status update report on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers policy programs for activity through the quarter ending June 2015.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting, Construction Committee
Indexes: Construction, Construction completed, Construction industry, Contractors, Contracts, Design build, Division 07, Division 13, Division 16, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Informational Report, Jobs, Labor, Labor agreements, Metro Blue Line, Metro Busway G Line, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Orange Line, Metro Rail A Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail E Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metro Red Line, Minorities, Outreach, Pedestrians, Pilot studies, Policy, Prime Contractor, Procurement, Program, Project, Project Labor Agreement/Construction Careers Policy, Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, Rolling stock, Station 1101, Station 636, Training programs, United States Department Of Transportation
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - PLA CCP Report Board Attachment June 2015
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT (PLA)/CONSTRUCTION CAREERS POLICY (CCP) REPORT (DATA THROUGH JUNE 2015), AND 12-MONTH PILOT LOCAL HIRE INITIATIVE UPDATE
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE status update report on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers policy programs for activity through the quarter ending June 2015.
Issue
ISSUE
In January 2012, the Board approved the Project Labor Agreement with the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council and the Construction Careers Policy. One benefit of the PLA is to encourage construction employment and training opportunities in economically disadvantaged geographic areas throughout the United States. Another benefit of the PLA is that work stoppages are prohibited.

Consistent with the Board approved PLA and CCP, prime contractors are required to provide monthly reports detailing progress towards meeting the targeted worker hiring goals. Additionally, consistent with Metro's Labor Compliance policy and federal Executive Order 11246, the prime contractors provide Metro with worker utilization data by ethnicity and gender.

The attached report provides the current status (through June 2015) of construction projects subject to the PLA/CCP.

Discussion
DISCUSSION
There are nine active construction contracts and five completed contracts, as of June 2015, with the PLA/CCP program requirements.





In summary, of the nine active construction projects for this reporting period, eight Contractors are exceeding the 40% Targeted Worker goal, six contractors are exceeding the 10% Disadvantaged Worker goal, and four contractors are achieving the 20% Apprentice Worker goal.

*Percentage of Disadvantaged Workers that are in the Criminal Justice System Category

Part of Metro's PLA/CCP workforce requirem...

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