Koreatown Tower Reaches 21 Stories

LOS ANGELES—A new tower is rising above a stretch of Vermont Avenue in Koreatown. The $200 million, 21-story building will house the Los Angeles

Angels Fly With Trades

ANAHEIM—Building Trades union members and leaders joined forces at a special Anaheim City Council meeting Dec. 20, 2019 to support the sale of Angel Stadium and 133 adjacent acres to a company controlled by Angels Baseball owner Arte Moreno for … Read more

Guidelines for Worksites

Energy Industry Powers Us All

LONG BEACH—It’s the season for Californians to reflect on 2019 as we look ahead with hope to the opportunities of 2020. This past year has shown the resilience of the working families who form the backbone of our great state, … Read more

Trades Say No to Prop. 6

UNION STATION, LOS ANGELES—The battle to defend SB 1 is on. It generates thousands of Building Trades jobs yearly on road and transit work. But it’s under attack by Prop. 6 on the Nov. 6 ballot. 

Building Trades members, leaders … Read more

LA/OC Building Tradeswomen Hold First Event

LOS ANGELES—Women in the Building Trades are still the exception, a small minority despite a rich history, decades of slow gains and strong current outreach. The goal of including more women in the opportunity, high wages and lifelong benefits of … Read more

All-Union Pasadena Plant Powers Up

PASADENA—The Glenarm Power Plant repowering, a modernization project that’s being built under an all-union Project Labor Agreement with the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, is now entering the home stretch in Pasadena.

The project, … Read more

Building Trades Win $700 Million Paramount PLA

Pending city approval and environmental review, a comprehensive $700 million upgrade to Paramount Pictures’ famous Hollywood lot will employ several thousand members of Building Trades local affiliated unions.