University of Wisconsin–Madison

MOVING LA FORWARD Promoting Construction Careers at Metro

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town, County
State(s) California
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Environment & Natural Resources, Transportation & Mobility
This report finds that transit investment would improve air quality and mobility for LA residents, and metro projects with targeted local hiring strategies could create billions of dollars in public economic benefits for the county. It recommends that the city create a construction careers policy that includes a targeted hire program, facilitate project labor agreements, and support labor- management -sponsored apprenticeship programs.

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