Posts Tagged: Southern CA

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

THE LABORERS’ SCHOOL GRADUATES 449 APPRENTICES IN 2015

THE LABORERS SCHOOL GRADUATES 449 APPRENTICES IN 2015 Laborer Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status January 20, 2016 7:00 AM EST AZUSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust of Southern California (The Laborers’ School) has strengthened Southern California’s construction industry once again. On Saturday January 16th, 449 men and women earned their journeyperson credentials after completing a… 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 »

Skilled Plaster Tenders Are a Benefit to Southern California’s Construction Workforce

Skilled Plaster Tenders Are a Benefit to Southern California’s Construction Workforce Plaster Tender Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status June 09, 2015 09:00 AM POMONA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California’s construction industry has been improved thanks to the Southern California Plaster Tenders Joint Apprenticeship Committee. At a graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 7th, 25 men earned their journeyman credentials… Read more »