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Community Workforce Agreements / Project Labor Agreements (CWA/PLA) Task Force

On December 13, 2016, the Community Workforce Agreements/Project Labor Agreement (CWA/PLA) Task Force was created by the City Council. The purpose of the six member, date-limited task force was to study the opportunities and impacts of implementing requirements for Community Workforce Agreements and Project Labor Agreements on City capital projects, and to report back to City Council. Meetings were held from January through August 2017.  Task Force recommendations went to the City Council on October 24, 2017 (https://sanjose.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3161859&GUID=3512CCCE-4281-46EE-9E56-59B6BC4AD791&Options=ID|Text|&Search=community+workforce).

Committee Members

David Sykes, Chair - Assistant City Manager, City of San José
Chappie Jones, Councilmember - Council Representative, City of San José
Bill Guthrie, Member - South Bay Labor Council Representative
Josúe Garcia, Member - Santa Clara & San Benito Counties Building & Trades
Victor Gomez, Member - The Silicon Valley Organization
Mark Reynosa, Member - Associated General Contractors of California

Committee Staff

Arlene Silva, City of San José - City Attorney
Barry Ng, City of San José - Director of Public Works
Lee Wilcox, City of San José - Office of Mayor Liccardo