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.  


Fix It Before It Fails

With the passage of Senate Bill 1 by the California legislature and the signature of Governor Brown, the road to fixing the state’s transportation systems just got a little bit smoother. Although no one likes to pay more taxes, fees, or whatever you want to call them, with half of California’s 196,000 miles of roads… Read more »


The Terrence J O’Sullivan Training Center Proudly Graduates 292 Journeypersons

The Terrence J O’Sullivan Training Center Proudly Graduates 292 Journeypersons March 21, 2017  SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program of the Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust Fund of Northern California continues to help build California’s construction workforce. In 2016, 292 apprentices completed the Construction Craft Laborer (265), Parking & Highway Improvement (16), Plaster Tender… Read more »


526 New LIUNA Journeypersons Ready to Build Southern California

526 New LIUNA Journeypersons Ready to Build Southern California A Record Number of Apprentices Graduate in 2016 January 18, 2017 Azusa, Calif. .–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust of Southern California will graduate 526 apprentices to journeymen and journeywomen status on Saturday, January 21st. The Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship will graduate 507, the… Read more »


The Northern California Laborers’ Union Provides $225,000 in College Scholarships

The Northern California Laborers’ Union Provides $225,000 in College Scholarships 75 Students Were Awarded Scholarships for 2016 October 18, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Northern California District Council of Laborers (NCDCL) awards $225,000 in college scholarships through the Northern California Laborers’ Scholarship Foundation. Now in its 25th year, this foundation has… Read more »


The Southern California Laborers’ Union Provides $207,500 in College Scholarships

The Southern California Laborers’ Union Provides $207,500 in College Scholarships 81 Students Were Awarded Scholarships for 2016 October 05, 2016 10:39 AM Pacific Daylight Time EL MONTE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Southern California District Council of Laborers (SCDCL) awards scholarship money to the dependent children of Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) members in Southern California…. Read more »