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					This is an agreement between a construction project manager and a labor union for
labor on the construction project. This is a comprehensive pre-hire collective bargaining
agreement. The agreement sets out how employees are selected, how referral
programs are undertaken for the project, laying off procedures, disciplinary procedures,
union representations and grievance procedures. This document should be used by
project managers or project owners when entering into an agreement with a labor union
for the mass hire of labor employees.
                             PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT



        This Agreement is entered into this ___________ day of ___________, 20____, by and
between _________________ (“Project Contractor and/or Construction Manager”),
______________________ (the “Owner”), and the _______________, acting on its own behalf
and on behalf of their respective affiliates and members whose names are subscribed hereto and
who have, through their duly authorized officers, executed this Agreement, hereinafter
collectively called the “Union or Unions,” with respect to the construction of the
____________________________________ ( the “Project”)

       The term “Project Contractor and/or Construction Manager” shall include all construction
contractors and subcontractors of any tier engaged in onsite construction work within the scope
of this Agreement, including the Project Contractor and/or Construction Manager when it
performs construction work within the scope of this Agreement. Where specific reference to
______________________alone is intended, the term “Project Contractor and/or Construction
Manager” is used.

                                                     RECITALS

       A. The parties desire to construct ___________ (the “Project”) for the purpose
of____________________________.

         B. The Owner, Project Contractor and/or Construction Manager and the Unions desire to
mutually establish hours of work and working conditions for the workers to the end that
satisfactory conditions and harmonious relations will continue to exist for the benefit of both
parties to this Agreement; and

       C. The Owner, Project Contractor and/or Construction Manager and the Unions agree
that, due to the particular nature of the work covered by this Agreement, there shall be no
lockouts, strikes, picketing and/or slowdowns or any interruption or disruption of any kind
during the life of this Agreement; and these provisions are made to achieve this end;

        IT IS THEREFORE AGREED by the undersigned Owner, Project Contractor and/or
Construction Manager in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained herein
that the Project Agreement be made as follows:


1.       PURPOSE

a. The purpose of this Agreement is to promote quality of workmanship and efficiency of
operations on the Project covered by this Agreement and provide for peaceful settlement of labor



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disputes without strikes or lockouts, thereby promoting the public and Owner's interests in
assuring the timely and economical completion of the work.

b.    The Parties also intend to establish uniform standard working conditions, with due
consideration for the protection of labor standards, wages and working conditions, to efficiently
commence and execute the Project and related activities, to establish
and maintain harmonious relations between all parties to the Agreement, to secure optimum
productivity and to eliminate strikes, lockouts or delays in the execution of the work.
2.     SCOPE OF AGREEMENT

a. This Project Agreement shall apply and is limited to the Project and all constructed related
activities such as renovation, demolition, dismantling and similar activities for continued or
future use under the direction of and performed by the Contractors, of whatever tier, which may
include the Project Contractor and/or Construction Manager, who have contracts awarded for
such work on the Project. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to prohibit, restrict or
interfere with the performance of any other operations, work or function which may occur at the
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Description: This is an agreement between a construction project manager and a labor union for labor on the construction project. This is a comprehensive pre-hire collective bargaining agreement. The agreement sets out how employees are selected, how referral programs are undertaken for the project, laying off procedures, disciplinary procedures, union representations and grievance procedures. This document should be used by project managers or project owners when entering into an agreement with a labor union for the mass hire of labor employees.
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