Posts Tagged: California

Building the Needs of a Modern Economy

Building the Needs of a Modern Economy Sometimes the pictures just don’t do it justice. And when you are talking about witnessing a tilt-up building being erected, it is hard not to be impressed by the speed at which a building of that size can be completed. Tilt-up construction is a method of building that… 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 »

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 »

$225,000 Awarded for College Scholarships Courtesy of the Northern California Laborers’ Union

$225,000 Awarded for College Scholarships Courtesy of the Northern California Laborers’ Union 75 Students Awarded Scholarships for 2017 PLEASANTON, Calif. (Business Wire)—The Northern California District Council of Laborers (NCDCL) awarded $225,000 in college scholarships via the Northern California Laborers’ Scholarship Foundation. 2017 marks the 26th year for this foundation, and it has awarded 75 students… Read more »

Managing a Crisis

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 »

Fix It Before It Fails

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 »