What is a PLA?

A project labor agreement (PLA) is a pre-hire agreement between a building owner or a municipality and a building trades council specifying wages, work conditions and hiring goals for works.

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Doing Good

The Helmets to Hardhats program places quality men and women from the Armed Forces into promising construction careers. Working in the Building Trades allows these dedicated individuals to earn money while receiving on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

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Success Stories

The construction of New Haven’s High Central High School encouraged economic growth in the construction industry and created hundreds of jobs in addition to creating a "22 million in transfer of wealth... "

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