Foothill De Anza Community College Project Labor Agreement
In 2008, the Foothill De Anza Community College trustees voted 3-2 to enter into a Project Labor Agreement with the Santa Clara and San Benito Building Trades Council for their $500 million Measure C Modernization Bond. In 2012, the trustees (including two previously opposed the agreement) voted unanimously to expand the project labor agreement to include more than $45 million worth of additional work.
- The number and quality of bids under the PLA did not decrease.
- Local residents and students have received more opportunities for work.
- Staff workload related to prevailing wage enforcement has gone down and compliance has improved.