Managing a Crisis, SB-1 and Infrastructure Funding, New Signatories
Managing a Crisis, SB-1 and Infrastructure Funding, New Signatories
The Dispatch - May 2017
A Newsletter from LECET Southwest
Dear Name,
Welcome to the May 2017 edition of The Dispatch! Get a quick review of the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (also known as SB-1) and what the recent passage of local transportation measures means for jobs, learn how Syblon Reid Construction has managed the response at the Oroville Dam, and discover some contractors that recently became signatory to the Laborers' Union. 
Fix it before it fails
With the passage of Senate Bill 1 by the California legislature and the signature of Governor Brown, the road to fixing the state’s transportation systems just got a little bit smoother. Although no one likes to pay more taxes, fees, or whatever you want to call them, with half of California’s 196,000 miles of roads in ‘poor’ condition, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers Infrastructure Report Card, SB-1 was long overdue.    Read More

Managing a Crisis

Syblon Reid, Laborers’ Local 185 Show Power of Teamwork on Oroville Dam Emergency Project
In the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California’s Butte County, the tallest earthen dam structure in the U.S. – Oroville Dam – soars 770-feet high, offering a birds-eye view of the surrounding area as far as the eye can see. Directly behind it lies the picturesque expanse of Lake Oroville, California’s second largest manmade reservoir. Impounded by the dam and fed by the Feather River watershed, the lake is capable of storing over 3.5 million acre feet of water and supplies an estimated 23 million Californians with drinking water and irrigation water to nearly one million acres of farmland. Read More
New Signatory Contractors
Below is a partial listing of contractors that recently became signatory to the Laborers' Union.
Westland Contractors 
SG Engineering 
Trenchless Tech, Inc. 
Tulum Systems 
CMZ Excavation 
JMH Engineering Construction 
On the Level Concrete 
Net Electric, Inc. 
Cerco Engineering 
SK Sah 
For a complete list and further information on new signatories click here
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Upcoming Events
Northern CA Laborers Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament - 6/12/2017
SCCA Membership Summer Kick-Off - 6/14/2017
Arizona Association of Counties, Summer Conference - 6/14/2017
AGC-CA Bay Region Golf Classic - 6/19/2017
New Mexico Assocation of Counties Annual Conference - 6/21/2017
Engineering Contractors' Association Summer Getaway - 7/13/2017
LIUNA Leadership Conference - 8/20/2017
About LECET Southwest
The Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET Southwest) is a partnership between the Laborers' International Union of North America and their signatory contractors to secure projects and jobs, increase market share, and advance market-related interests throughout the states of California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
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