Restoring Communities, new design-build requirements in CA, new signatories
Restoring Communities, new design-build requirements in CA, new signatories
The Dispatch - February 2016
A Newsletter from LECET Southwest
Dear Name,
Welcome to the February 2016 edition of The Dispatch! Read about the good work that the men and women of LIUNA and their contractors are doing to help rebuild communities impacted by recent wildfires; learn about recently enacted legislation on design-build and lease-leaseback construction; meet new signatory contractors. 

Restoring Communities, Creating Opportunities

Pacific States Environmental Contractors and Sukut Construction Cleanup the Communities Destroyed by the Valley & Butte Fires
Residents throughout most of California enjoy a Mediterranean style climate which is marked by warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Unfortunately, these dry summers often set the stage for wildfires later in the year.
More often than not though, these fires could burn hundreds of thousands of acres but only a few dozen structures might be lost. However with California in a drought state of emergency two of the most destructive fires in California history tore through Northern California in September 2015.                     Read More
New Requirements for Design-Build and Lease-Leaseback in CA
The California State Legislature recently enacted legislation to modify the contract procurement methods of certain state and local agencies. SB 785 modified the design-build process for the Department of General Services (DGS) and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) while AB 566 altered how school districts can enter into lease-leaseback agreements.
A key provision in both pieces of legislation dictates that a minimum percentage of journeypersons must be graduates of an apprenticeship program. If not, the design-build or lease-leaseback entity cannot be prequalified or shortlisted by the awarding agency. In 2016, 20% of all journeypersons for a design-build project must be a graduate of an apprenticeship program, while lease-leasebacks require 30%. The ratios increase by 10% per year thereafter...      Read More
New Signatory Contractors
Below is a partial listing of contractors that recently became signatory to the Laborers' Union. For a complete list and further information on new signatories click here
PMK Contractors
Magnum Drywall
Fisher Development
GW Civil Constructors
West Coast Arborists
Hutchison Electrical
Squires General Contractors
C2R Engineering
LP Landscape Construction 
MW Concrete 
Are you taking advantage of all of the free resources available to your company? Do you know that the Laborers' Union has many affiliated labor-management funds dedicated to improving your company's bottom line and improving the industry? 
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UCON Crab Feed - 2/25/2016
CEA Dinner Dance - 2/27/2016
CA League of Cities Public Works Expo - 3/9/2016
SCDCL Sporting Clay Shoot - 3/14/2016
Underground Economy Enforement Conference - 3/17/2016
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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