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San Diego overlords and unions — who can stop them?

CITY LIGHTS

Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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Erik Bruvold, president of the National University System Institute for Policy Research, says that the political power of construction unions has risen over the past decade and a half, and it’s a statewide phenomenon. He notes that project labor agreements have been used in San Diego for construction of community-college-district buildings and were part of the ballpark politics. “The typical pattern is the unions oppose the project until the agreement is put in place.”