Trades Urge Action for Economy

WASHINGTON, DC—The next stimulus bill needs to target Infrastructure, pensions and health care, the Building Trades say. The US House has passed

Trades Win in Long Beach

LONG BEACH—New construction at campuses within the Long Beach Unified School District will be handled for years to come by highly trained and skilled organized labor under a Community Workforce Agreement that was recently approved by the district’s Board of … Read more

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

Hahn Partners With Trades for Rancho Los Amigos

LOS ANGELES—On July 11, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion of support for a $468 million Project Labor Agreement for the Rancho Los Amigos South Campus Project in Downey.

The motion was submitted by Supervisor … Read more

TRADES OPEN ANAHEIM NORTH

ANAHEIM—The Anaheim Convention Center enjoyed a double celebration Sept. 26, for the grand opening of its new $190 million ACC North building, and the ACC’s 50th anniversary.
The ACC North expansion created 1,860 Trades jobs under an all-union Project Labor … Read more

Council Executive Secretary Ron Miller and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins at the signing of SB 350

Trades Win for Workers in Sacramento

The California Building Trades forged a successful year in the state capital, highlighted by the approval of bills that will produce thousands of new construction jobs in renewable power and expand the prevailing wage standard to more areas of the concrete industry and hospital and school contracting.

All-Union Anaheim Convention Expansion Breaks Ground

The $200 million Anaheim Convention Center Expansion broke ground April 21 under an all-union Project Labor Agreement between Turner Construction and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council.

All Aboard: Trades-Built Expo Will Open in Spring 2016

At a preview of the new Palms Expo Line station June 29, officials, Building Trades union leaders and members celebrated progress on the ocean-bound light rail line—a long-awaited installment in what is expected to be game-changing transportation infrastructure for Los Angeles.

Trades Make Strong Showing in Washington, DC

Roughly 3,000 delegates and guests gathered at the Washington Hilton April 19-22 for the 60th annual North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference to advocate for good jobs and reinvestment in American infrastructure.

Demolition Begins For High Speed Rail in Fresno

In the same week that the High Speed Rail Authority met in Palmdale, demolition work began for the ambitious high speed rail plan in Fresno.

United States Labor Secretary Praises Building Trades

Building Trades Project Labor Agreements entered the national spotlight Aug. 18, when United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited Los Angeles and praised the historic, $40 billion agreement that covers transit work under Measure R.