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File #: 2021-0522   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 7/27/2021 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 9/16/2021 Final action: 9/16/2021
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the status update on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers Policy programs through the quarter ending June 2021, including updates on female participation and the FTA Pilot Local Hire initiative.
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Construction, Construction industry, Contractors, Federal Transit Administration, Grant Aid, Informational Report, Jobs, Labor, Labor agreements, Metro Equity Platform, Outreach, Pilot studies, Policy, Prime Contractor, Project, Project Labor Agreement/Construction Careers Policy, Strategic planning
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - PLA/CCP Quarterly Brochure, 2. Attachment B - Women in the Trades Resource Guide, 3. Presentation
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT/CONSTRUCTION CAREERS POLICY (PLA/CCP)

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the status update on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers Policy programs through the quarter ending June 2021, including updates on female participation and the FTA Pilot Local Hire initiative.

Issue
ISSUE

In January 2012, the Board approved the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council and the Construction Careers Policy (CCP), with a subsequent renewal in January 2017. The PLA/CCP encourages construction employment and training opportunities for members of economically disadvantaged areas throughout the United States on Metro's construction projects. An added value of the PLA is that work stoppages are prohibited.

In addition, Metro's PLA/CCP provides an equity platform for the historically underserved population, including women with high-wage career opportunities in the construction industry.

Background
BACKGROUND

Consistent with the Board approved PLA and CCP (PLA/CCP), prime contractors are required to provide Metro with monthly reports detailing progress towards meeting the targeted worker hiring goals. Additionally, consistent with Metro's Labor Compliance policy and federal Executive Order 11246 (EO 11246), the prime contractors provide Metro with worker utilization data by ethnicity and gender. In accordance with EO 11246, Metro's program-wide goal for female participation in PLA/CCP construction projects is 6.90%.


Discussion
DISCUSSION
This report provides a status update on the construction contracts covered by the PLA/CCP, including an overview of Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department (DEOD) staff's efforts on the female participation and an update on FTA Pilot Local Hire Initiative. This report provides an upd...

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