Infrastructure Partnerships: Labor’s Evolving Experience

Source: Bill Barnhart, Center for American Progress, March 28, 2013

From the summary:
…With this report, the Center for American Progress extends its recent analysis and recommendations on closing America’s infrastructure gap through public-private collaboration, which were included in CAP’s recent report, “Accelerating Infrastructure Improvements with Better Public Policies that Tap Private Investment.”

In this report we look at employment issues surrounding public-private partnerships. P3 projects potentially present a dual opportunity to workers: jobs today and retirement income tomorrow. As part of their structure, P3s apply privately raised, profit-seeking investment dollars—often from pension funds—to the task of building, maintaining, and operating public roads, bridges, and tunnels….

Source: >Donna Cooper and John Craig, Center for American Progress, March 2013