Allentown, Pa. city council asked to repeal union-friendly law

The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers for large city projects funded with state and federal dollars.

December 15, 2011 |

The mayor of Allentown, Penn. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers for large city projects funded with state and federal dollars.

In its place, two City Council members proposed amending the city ordinance on bidding by requiring all bidders to meet guidelines for “contractor responsibility.”

Click here to learn more about the union ordinance. BD+C

 

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