The bogus UNSTATED public worker pension assumptions

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 2 Comments

The public worker pension debate rages on. And “rage” is the operative term when the unions and their allies discuss switching to 401-k plans from their current guaranteed defined benefit plans. Carefully selected sob stories are popping up to justify continuing the public worker guaranteed pensions that are roughly three to four times what private sector workers can expect to …

Report: PLAs Increase CA School Construction Costs 13%-15%

Vince Vasquez Undesignated, Vince Vasquez 8 Comments

New Groundbreaking Study Reveals “Project Labor Agreements” (PLAs) Increase School Construction Costs by 13 to 15 Percent in California School projects built under these contracts cost $28.90 to $32.49 more per square foot JULY 26, 2011 SAN DIEGO – California school construction projects built under contracts that contain provisions known as Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) cost 13 to 15 percent …