Yvonne Miranda found herself in a bad spot in 1995. She was caught up in drug use and on one unfortunate day she was hit in the head with a hammer from behind. The impact nearly killed her. Though she survived, her life didn’t get any easier over the next decade as drugs had overcome… Read more »
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.
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 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 »
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 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 »