Feds Outline Workforce Rules for $39B in Chip Plant Funding

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Intel has indicated it would seek Chips and Science Act funding for the $20-billion project.

April 10, 2023
James Leggate - Engineering News-Record

Semiconductor chip producers must pay their construction workforce prevailing wages and will be “strongly encouraged” to use project labor agreements if they want a piece of the $39 billion available in federal funding to support fabrication plant construction, expansion or modernization projects, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says.

Reprinted courtesy of James Leggate, Engineering News-Record

Mr. Leggate may be contacted at leggatej@enr.com

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