Our blog section contains press releases issued by LECET Southwest, original writings on projects being built by LIUNA members and their contractors and pieces on the activities of LIUNA and their affiliated offices. We also post articles written by some of our friends. Take a look at the latest.  


Nearly $250,000 awarded in College Scholarships via Southern California Laborers’ Union

Nearly $250,000 awarded in College Scholarships via Southern California Laborers’ Union 97 Students Awarded Scholarships for 2017 EL MONTE, Calif. (BusinessWire)—The Southern California District Council of Laborers (SCDCL) awards scholarship money to dependent children of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) members in Southern California. In its 22nd year, the Mike Quevedo, Sr…. Read more »


$225,000 Awarded for College Scholarships Courtesy of the Northern California Laborers’ Union

$225,000 Awarded for College Scholarships Courtesy of the Northern California Laborers’ Union 75 Students Awarded Scholarships for 2017 PLEASANTON, Calif. (Business Wire)—The Northern California District Council of Laborers (NCDCL) awarded $225,000 in college scholarships via the Northern California Laborers’ Scholarship Foundation. 2017 marks the 26th year for this foundation, and it has awarded 75 students… Read more »


LIUNA helps small business recover after traumatic highway accident

When a typical workday for a small business turns from normal to tragic, having the right support system both emotionally and financially can bring peace of mind. Here’s how PG Cutting Services survived a horrifying accident in January with support from the Laborers’ International Union of North America. A crew of seven were busy cutting… Read more »


Managing a Crisis

Managing a Crisis Syblon Reid, LIUNA Local 185 Show Power of Teamwork on Oroville Dam Emergency Project In the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California’s Butte County, the tallest earthen dam structure in the U.S. – Oroville Dam – soars 770-feet high, offering a birds-eye view of the surrounding area as… Read more »