Project Labor Agreement Upheld

Kegler Brown Construction Newsletter

The Jefferson County Court of Appeals ruled that a mandatory project labor agreement, which imposed uniform procedures for dealing with labor disputes and working conditions did not violate the public bidding statutes or the state equal protection clause where no bidder was prevented from submitting a bid and there was allegedly no distinction between union and nonunion contractors. State ex rel. ABC v. Jefferson Cty. Bd. (1995), 106 Ohio App. 3d 176.