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Baltimore Needs an Enforceable Community Benefits Agreement for the Port Covington Project

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The Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment (C.H.O.I.C.E.) is advocating for a comprehensive and legally enforceable community benefits agreement that requires employers to pay family sustainable wages and benefits while also providing formal mechanisms that will connect local residents to employment and apprenticeship training opportunities that result in the skill sets that last a lifetime and which lead to sustainable, middle-class construction careers.

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The Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment Opens its Doors

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With the launch of C.H.O.I.C.E. - the Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction - North America's Building Trades Unions are moving forward with a new strategic approach that incorporates the successful implementation of a "high-road" construction industry business model that is premised upon collaboration and partnership with companies, whole industries, state and local governments and community groups throughout the greater Baltimore/Washington, DC/Northern Virginia region.

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