Richard Samaniego

Building Trades and Veterans Are Proud Partners

The bond between organized labor and U.S. military veterans goes back generations.

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.

All-Union Tower Breaks Ground in Century City With Ullico Investment

June 5 was a day to celebrate as union leaders, government officials and developers broke ground in Century City on the $210 million 10 Thousand Santa Monica Blvd. project, which will create more than 1,000 jobs for members of the … Read more

All-Union Westfield Topanga Breaks Ground

Cheers of celebration and sighs of relief marked the March 24 groundbreaking ceremony of the Village at Westfield Topanga in Woodland Hills.

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.

Building Trades Promote Goals in Washington, D.C.

More than 2,500 Building Trades delegates from the United States and Canada gathered in Washington, D.C. March 9-12 for the annual legislative conference of North America’s Building Trades Unions.

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.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Trades Salute Dr. King’s Labor Legacy

One of the sometimes overlooked facts regarding the legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is that he was a strong supporter of organized labor.
Jerry Brown

Governor Signs Major Building Trades Bills

In a victory that will prove as momentous as the 2012 defeat of the anti-union Proposition 32, the Building Trades succeeded in passing new laws to protect workers and promote jobs in the 2013 session of the California Legislature.
GD Rendering

Building Trades Start Work on $1 Billion Bridge

At the Port of Long Beach, a project to replace an aging bridge isn’t just resulting in the creation of a new structure.