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.  

Plaster Tenders Improve Southern California’s Construction Industry

Plaster Tender Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status November 17, 2020 POMONA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The wall and ceiling market in Southern California’s construction industry keeps progressing thanks to the Southern California Plaster Tenders Joint Apprenticeship Committee. At a graduation ceremony on Sunday, October 25th, 28 people earned their journeyman credentials after completing the Southern California Plaster Tenders Apprenticeship… Read more »

Analysis of the California Governor’s May Revision 2020-21 State Budget

Courtesy of Transportation California Governor Newsom released his May Revision to his 2020-21 State Budget proposal Thursday, May 14 which lays out his plan for dealing with the $54.3 billion budget deficit created by the ongoing public health crisis. While the January 2020-21 State Budget was predicated on a nearly $6 billion budget surplus and… Read more »

638 New LIUNA Journeymembers Enter Southern California’s Construction Industry

638 New LIUNA Journeymembers Enter Southern California’s Construction Industry Another Record Number of Apprentices Graduate in 2019 Azusa, Calif. – (Business Wire) – The Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust of Southern California celebrates the advancement of 638 apprentices to LIUNA journeymen and journeywomen status at the 2019 Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, January 18, 2020…. Read more »