A key component of the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) and the Construction Careers Policy (CCP). Both policies establish hiring strategies focused on areas of high unemployment, and on individuals with barriers to employment.
BRT Creates Jobs For The Community
(BRT Workforce Data as of 4/30/2017)
|CONSTRUCTION PHASE||50% LOCAL HIRE GOAL||20% APPRENTICE GOAL||25% DRW GOAL||NEW APPRENTICES SPONSORED|
|Fruitvale Bypass – complete||N/A||15.8%||32.6%||2|
Download the Construction Careers Flyer:
Local Hire: Goal of 50% of all hours worked on the project are to be performed by Oakland and San Leandro residents
Apprentice Utilization: 20% of all hours worked on the project are to be performed by apprentices.
Disadvantaged Workers: Goal of 25% of all apprentice hours are to be performed by individuals with barriers to employment.
There are two advisory committees that oversee and provide feedback to AC Transit on the contractor’s efforts to meet the targeted hiring goals:
Each committee is made up of community representatives as identified below:
PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Building Trades Representatives
CONSTRUCTION CAREERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE