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File #: 2016-1008   
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 12/29/2016 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 1/19/2017 Final action: 1/26/2017
Title: APPROVE: A. the renewal of the Project Labor Agreement (PLA), and Construction Careers Policy (CCP), as amended; B. the updated PLA (Attachment A) which covers certain Metro Construction and Joint Development (JD) projects, C. the updated CCP (Attachment B) which covers certain Metro Construction and Joint Development projects; and D. the updated Metro JD Policy (Attachment C) to incorporate Metro's PLA and CCP and separate the JD Policy from the JD Procedures.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Attachments: 1. A. Updated Project Labor Agreement 1-27-2017, 2. B. Updated Construction Careers Policy 1-27-16, 3. C. Updated Joint Development Policy 1-27-2017, 4. D. Letter of Support
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
JANUARY 19, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT, CONSTRUCTION CAREERS POLICY RENEWAL AND INCLUSION OF JOINT DEVELOPMENT

ACTION: APPROVE RENEWAL OF PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION CAREERS POLICY; APPROVE INCLUSION OF JOINT DEVELOPMENT IN THE POLICY AND RELATED POLICY UPDATES.

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
APPROVE:

A. the renewal of the Project Labor Agreement (PLA), and Construction Careers Policy (CCP), as amended;

B. the updated PLA (Attachment A) which covers certain Metro Construction and Joint Development (JD) projects,

C. the updated CCP (Attachment B) which covers certain Metro Construction and Joint Development projects; and

D. the updated Metro JD Policy (Attachment C) to incorporate Metro's PLA and CCP and separate the JD Policy from the JD Procedures.

Issue
ISSUE
The passage of Measure M will bring an unparalleled volume of transit infrastructure construction work to this region. Measure M will also provide Metro with an opportunity to provide unparalleled employment and training opportunities through its PLA and CCP to mitigate the harms caused by geographically concentrated poverty and unemployment to disadvantaged areas throughout the United States. Metro staff is seeking to renew the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers Policy at this time to clarify project applicability now that Measure M has passed. Metro's initial PLA and CCP agreements were adopted by the Board in January 2012 which included language referencing Measure R. This Board report includes revisions to the PLA and CCP to add Measure M projects to these programs, address updates to remain current with laws and regulations, incorporate lessons learned from contractors and community stakeholders, and expand the agreement to include certain Joint Development (JD) projects. The actions in this Board report will implement amendments to the PLA and CCP policies and update the JD Policy to ...

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