We Need a Skilled Workforce for Residential Construction
SACRAMENTO—The State Building & Construction Trades Council of California (SBCTC) has long championed the use of “skilled and trained”…
Essential Energy Workforce Continues to Power California
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
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
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.
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.
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.