Long Beach Approve 5-Year Project Labor Agreement Aimed at Hiring Local, Building Careers

Image from  Irina Patrascu

Image from Irina Patrascu

After nearly 5 months of negotiations between city staff and labor unions, City Council voted unanimously to pass a comprehensive five-year project labor agreement (PLA) that will carry out an estimated $28 million in annual projects over the length of the contract, with a stated goal of hiring nearly half of the required workforce locally.

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