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.