Project Labor Agreements
Statute prohibits state or local entities from requiring a PLA without approval by the legislature.
Right to Work
Statute authorizes the use of P3s on toll facilities, but does not permit or prohibit the use of P3s on vertical projects. Unsolicited bids are allowed.
Workforce Development Incentives
Current labor supply satisfies 69.1% of peak labor demand.
State offered $14,122,818 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2021.
Career and Technical Education
86% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.
Mississippi recognizes NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.
Job Growth Rate