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PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT DEBATE IS AS COMPLEX AS IT IS CONFLICTED

Dan Oney, PUBLIC CEO.com

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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PublicCEO looked into the information and potential misinformation that surrounded last year’s National University study, and whether the veracity of its conclusions had survived critique and attack.
The players involved in creating the study: National University; the USC Keston Institute of Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy; and the Associated Builders and Contractors California Cooperation Committee, who provided a grant that accounted for 20 percent of the study’s budget; and the Association of California School Administrators.
Opposing the findings of the study: UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment; the Building Trades Industry Association; State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.