Allentown City Council quashes controversial contractor apprenticeship bill 

BY: - April 1, 2022

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

BY: - March 6, 2022

Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk, who supports the ordinance, has sent it back to city council for additional fine-tuning.