WESTMINSTER, CA—Local Building Trades members will have the opportunity to work on a major Midway City Sanitary District project, thanks to an agreement that could mean more union Trades jobs in the future.
The district’s Board of Directors on April … Read more
WASHINGTON, DC—The Building Trades achieved important victories in the first eight months of the Biden Administration. A $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill has passed the Senate and another for $3.5 trillion may be coming.
Those were major speaking points of Building … Read more
SANTA MONICA—Plans to modernize the historic Fairmont Miramar hotel—a coveted oceanfront property at the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Ocean Ave. on the Santa Monica bluffs—are moving to Coastal Commission approvals after a greenlight from the city late in 2020.… Read more
As we reflect on 2020, it was quite a year for Californians and the entire nation. We’ve faced an unimaginable pandemic that has changed just about every aspect of our day-to-day life, challenging Californians to adapt as we navigate the … Read more
WASHINGTON, DC—The next stimulus bill needs to target Infrastructure, pensions and health care, the Building Trades say.
The US House has passed the HEROES Act, which is now waiting for Senate approval. With the country in upheaval over the issue … Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.