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.  


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 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 »


Building the Land of Enchantment

Building the Land of Enchantment Jaynes Structures Reshapes the Skyline of New Mexico For more than 70 years, Jaynes Structures has been changing the landscape of New Mexico.  Established in 1946 as a small concrete subcontractor, Jaynes Structures has grown to become New Mexico’s largest concrete subcontractor and the standard bearer in that market.  In… Read more »


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

The Northern California Laborers’ Union Provides $225,000 in Scholarships 75 Students Were Awarded Scholarships for 2015 Pleasanton, CA (BUSINESS WIRE): The Northern California District Council of Laborers (NCDCL) is once again proud to have awarded partial college scholarships through the Northern California Laborers’ Scholarship Foundation.  For the 2015 academic year, the Northern California Laborers’ Scholarship… Read more »