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LA County supervisors hear public comment on PLA plan for MLK construction
Southern California Public Radio

The upcoming Martin Luther King Junior Hospital construction project could be the first in Los Angeles County that requires contractors to hire locally.

A Project Labor Agreement, or a PLA, is an agreement that supersedes union contracts. L.A. County supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas wants one to ensure that the new medical center’s construction won’t repeat the mistakes the county made when it built a new USC Medical Center.