Posts Tagged: California

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 »

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap SFI Builds the New Gerald Desmond Bridge The Gerald Desmond Bridge is a linchpin structure for the Port of Long Beach and Southern California. It is part of an important route, designated as a National Highway System Intermodal Connector and part of the Federal Highway Strategic Network. The structure also carries nearly… Read more »

At a Crossroads

Our transportation systems are at a crossroads. With declining revenue because of more fuel efficient vehicles, stagnant gas taxes, and fewer dollars available from state and federal governments, there aren’t enough resources to maintain or build out our local, state and federal transportation networks. And as maintenance is deferred, the costs to repair increase substantially with… Read more »

New Requirements for Design-Build and Lease-Leaseback in CA

The California State Legislature recently enacted legislation to modify the contract procurement methods of certain state and local agencies. SB 785 modified the design-build process for the Department of General Services (DGS) and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) while AB 566 altered how school districts can enter into lease-leaseback agreements. A key provision… Read more »

Restoring Communities, Creating Opportunities

Restoring Communities, Creating Opportunities Pacific States Environmental Contractors and Sukut Construction Cleanup the Communities Destroyed by the Valley & Butte Fires Residents throughout most of California enjoy a Mediterranean style climate which is marked by warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Unfortunately, these dry summers often set the stage for wildfires later in the… Read more »

The Terence J. O’Sullivan Laborers’ Training Center Graduates 272 Journeymen

The Terence J. O’Sullivan Laborers’ Training Center Graduates 272 Journeymen Laborer Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status February 16, 2016 09:00 AM  SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program of the Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust Fund for Northern California (Terence J. O’Sullivan Training Center) continues its record of distinction. In 2015, 272 men and women earned… Read more »

The Southern CA Laborers’ Union Provides $182,500 in College Scholarships

The Southern California Laborers’ Union Provides $182,500 in College Scholarships 89 Students Were Awarded Scholarships for 2015 September 22, 2015 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time EL MONTE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Once again, the Southern California District Council of Laborers (SCDCL) is proud to have sponsored the Mike Quevedo, Sr. Scholarship Golf Tournament and Dinner. This scholarship event… Read more »

California’s Pothole Penalty is Too High

California’s Pothole Penalty is Too High by Rocco Davis, LIUNA Vice-President and Regional Manager If California’s roads were people, a share of them would have been buried by now and as many would be drawing Social Security. As our state’s governor noted recently, many of our roads were built in the 1950s. They are deteriorating,… Read more »