On July 31, 2019, PILMA released the following statement regarding an announcement by the Trump Administration exploring drug importation from Canada. Download the statement here. The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor-Management Association (PILMA) has a long and steadfast history of opposing the importation of biopharmaceuticals from other countries. Bad policies can take any form, whether as importation […]
On July 23, 2019, PILMA released the following statement regarding the Senate Finance Committee mark-up and consideration of the Prescription Drug Reduction Act of 2019. Download the statement here. For 15 years, labor unions in North America’s Building Trades and companies in the biopharmaceutical industry have enjoyed a robust partnership, formalized as the Pharmaceutical Industry […]
On May 28, 2019, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed legislation repealing changes made by the Republican held legislature in 2015 that weakened prevailing wage laws. The legislation lowers the threshold for government projects in which prevailing wage applies from $250,000 to $100,000. It also restores full prevailing wage on education construction, which was previous lowered […]
On May 2, 2019, PILMA held an event highlighting the results of a study quantifying union construction jobs in the biopharmaceutical industry for the state of Oregon. Held at Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 290 in Tualatin, the event featured remarks from: Robert Camarillo, Executive Secretary, Oregon State Building Trades Council Willy Myers, Secretary-Treasurer, Columbia Pacific […]
The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor Management Association (or PILMA) is proud to offer this assessment of the current drivers inherent in the drug supply chain which contribute to the overall costs of getting our country’s prescription drugs to the consumer.
On December 13, 2018, PILMA held an event releasing the results of a study quantifying union construction jobs in the biopharmaceutical industry for the state of Illinois. Held at the Chicago Laborers’ District Council in Burr Ridge, the event featured remarks from IL AFL-CIO President Michael Carrigan, PILMA Executive Director Tim Dickson, IBEW Local 134 […]