At a preview of the new Palms Expo Line station June 29, officials, Building Trades union leaders and members celebrated progress on the ocean-bound light rail line—a long-awaited installment in what is expected to be game-changing transportation infrastructure for Los Angeles.
Roughly 3,000 delegates and guests gathered at the Washington Hilton April 19-22 for the 60th annual North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference to advocate for good jobs and reinvestment in American infrastructure.
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.
Building Trades Project Labor Agreements entered the national spotlight Aug. 18, when United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited Los Angeles and praised the historic, $40 billion agreement that covers transit work under Measure R.
The bond between organized labor and U.S. military veterans goes back generations.
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.
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
Cheers of celebration and sighs of relief marked the March 24 groundbreaking ceremony of the Village at Westfield Topanga in Woodland Hills.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.