Allentown City Council quashes controversial contractor apprenticeship bill
An ordinance requiring contractors on large city projects in Allentown to be part of apprenticeship programs was “postponed indefinitely” by City Council on Thursday. The 6-0 vote means the bill has been quashed and must be reintroduced again. The apprenticeship provision for construction projects worth more than $100,000 was part of a Responsible Contractor Ordinance […]
In Allentown, controversial law requiring contractor apprenticeships on city projects hits snag
Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk, who supports the ordinance, has sent it back to city council for additional fine-tuning.