Posts Tagged: Southern CA

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 »

The Road to Quality Service is Never-ending

The Road to Quality Service is Never-ending A passion for training and a high-quality workforce is what drives the Laborers Training School in Azusa, California. It is evident in all the students, instructors and management who are involved with the program. In existence since 1969, the school has continued to grow and evolve through the… 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 »

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 »

LIUNA helps small business recover after traumatic highway accident

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 »

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 »

The Southern California Laborers’ Union Provides $207,500 in College Scholarships

The Southern California Laborers’ Union Provides $207,500 in College Scholarships 81 Students Were Awarded Scholarships for 2016 October 05, 2016 10:39 AM Pacific Daylight Time EL MONTE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Southern California District Council of Laborers (SCDCL) awards scholarship money to the dependent children of Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) members in Southern California…. Read more »

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap SFI Builds the New Gerald Desmond Bridge The Gerald Desmond Bridge is a linchpin structure for the Port of Long Beach and Southern California. It is part of an important route, designated as a National Highway System Intermodal Connector and part of the Federal Highway Strategic Network. The structure also carries nearly… Read more »