Posts Tagged: Apprenticeship

The Land of Second Chances

It is a particularly hot summer day when we met Heather for the first time. However, the heat didn’t damper Heather’s enthusiasm for her job as she showed us around the site. Heather is working as a company safety representative at a water treatment project that is currently under construction. After working in the field… Read more »

Northern California Laborers Training

Northern California Laborers Training Looking Toward the Future As the sun rises over the hills of San Ramon at 6:30 a.m., members of Laborers’ Training Center of Northern California are already hard at work. Their job? Ensuring the next generation of Laborers have the skills they need to provide the quality workmanship that is a… Read more »

Seven Things You Need to Know About the Laborers’ Training Programs

Seven Things You Need to Know About the Laborers’ Training Programs Skilled and trained laborers make all the difference on a job site, find out why Who you hire makes all the difference on construction and infrastructure projects. An underprepared workforce can result in errors that cost contractors time and money, or worse in injuries… Read more »

Northern California Laborers Graduate 655 New Journeypersons

Northern California Laborers Graduate 655 New Journeypersons A Record Number Complete Their Apprenticeship in 2017 March 6, 2018 SAN RAMON, Calif. (Business Wire) – The Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program of the Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust Fund of Northern California is a major contributor to California’s flourishing construction workforce. In 2017, 655 apprentices completed a Laborers’… Read more »

The Laborers’ School Graduates 617 New Journeypersons

Azusa, Calif. – (Business Wire) – The Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust of Southern California celebrated the graduation of 617 apprentices to journeymen and journeywomen status on Saturday, January 20th. “These new journeypersons should be very proud of themselves. I know it wasn’t easy, but their efforts to graduate from their apprenticeship will pay off… Read more »

The Terrence J O’Sullivan Training Center Proudly Graduates 292 Journeypersons

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 »

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 »

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 »