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California’s Governor Jerry Brown has signed 859 new laws that affect the construction industry in 2018. AB 618 is one of them.

1.)    This bill authorizes job order contracting at a community college district only if there’s a Project Labor Agreement on the district’s construction program currently available to school districts until January 1, 2022.

2.)    Job order contracting is a procedure that allows for the awarding of contracts based on prices for specific construction tasks rather than bids for a specific project.

3.)    Utilizing job order contracts as a project delivery method is a cost-effective option for school districts.

4.)    The job contracting approach should also expedite project completion.

Read the complete bill here.

Want to dive deeper? Deborah Wilder, President of Contractor Compliance and Monitoring (CCMI), will be leading sessions on CA’s newly passed prevailing wage laws and updates at LCPtracker’s Ignite Conference.

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