Anaheim Convention Center Expansion Ground Breaking

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.
Richard Samaniego

Building Trades and Veterans Are Proud Partners

The bond between organized labor and U.S. military veterans goes back generations.
Council Representative Jim Adams, left, joins Trades after the vote.

Trades Win Agreement at Rancho Santiago Community College

After almost a year of intense negotiation, the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council obtained a Project Labor Agreement with the Rancho Santiago Community College District that is expected to generate more than 2,000 jobs for local workers on up to $198 million worth of construction projects.
A champion whip-cracker slices through a banner that proclaims, “Whipping Traffic Congestion.”

I-5 Freeway Construction Starts in San Juan Capistrano

The kickoff of south Orange County’s first freeway construction project in more than a decade was celebrated Jan. 29 with a gathering of more than 100 transportation, community and business leaders in San Juan Capistrano.