Learn what is happening: Tilt-ups, Training the Future, MEP/C, No on 6
Learn what is happening: Tilt-ups, Training the Future, MEP/C, No on 6
An e-Newsletter from LECET Southwest
Dear Contractor,
Welcome to the September 2018 edition of The Dispatch! We hope you had a great Labor Day weekend and remember what the holiday is about.
In this edition of The Dispatch, you'll get updates on the integral role that LIUNA and its contrators are playing in the tilt-up industry, learn how the Northern California Laborers Training Center is meeting workforce demands, discover how MEP/C helps contractors find more work, and meet some new LIUNA signatory contractors. We've also got an important message on Proposition 6!

Building the Needs of a Modern Economy

LIUNA Local 1184 is helping industrial developers and contractors meet the demands of the booming on-line retail market.
Sometimes the pictures just don’t do it justice. And when you are talking about witnessing a tilt-up building being erected, it is hard not to be impressed by the speed at which a building of that size can be completed.

Tilt-up construction is a method of building that involves creating concrete walls horizontally and then using cranes to “tilt” the structure vertical, where the rest of the building is formed. The general construction concept has been around throughout history being utilized in some form dating as far back as the Roman Empire.  However, while the concept is not new, technological......   

Market Expansion Program for Contractors

At LECET we are always striving to improve our services to LIUNA's signatory contractors. The new Market Expansion Program for Contractors (MEP/C) offers signatory contractors an innovative and free solution to find and manage project opportunities. With up-to-date and actionable information, MEP/C makes it easier than ever to discover and secure job opportunities.          SIGN UP TODAY

Northern California Laborers Training

Looking Toward the Future
As the sun rises over the hills of San Ramon at 6:30 a.m., members of Laborers’ Training Center of Northern California are already hard at work. Their job? Ensuring the next generation of Laborers have the skills they need to provide the quality workmanship that is a hallmark of hiring LIUNA members.

“We expect people to be committed and to take this seriously,” said Training Director Ollie Hurd. “When we send LIUNA members out to a job site, they are a reflection of the union. So we want people who work hard......

New Signatory Contractors

The following are a few of the contractors that recently entered into an agreement with a LIUNA affiliate in California, Arizona, or New Mexico. See the full list of new signatories or search our Contractor Directory.    FIND A CONTRACTOR
Civil Substations 
Corey Delta Constructors 
Union Paving Company 
P&J Tree Service 
Gremelli Industries 
Burns-Pacific Construction 
MKD Construction 
Shotcrete Structures 

No on 6

Proposition 6 would eliminate funding for more than 6,500 bridge and road safety, transportation and public transit improvement projects currently underway throughout California. It is opposed by more than 300 organizations because it makes bridges and roads less safe, jeopardizes public safety, eliminates thousands of jobs, and hurts our economy. Get the facts and see the projects at risk of being eliminated in your area at NoProp6.com.

What's Next?

Network, get informed, raise charitable funds, and mix-and-mingle at these upcoming industry events.  
  • Mike Quevedo Sr., Scholarship Golf Tournament - Sept 20
  • Foundation for Fair Contracting Prevailing Wage Workshop - Sept 20
  • LIUNA Local 73 Retiree Golf Tournament - Sept 24
  • Northern CA Laborers' Scholarship Trap Shoot - Oct 8
  • Engineering Contractors' Association DIG Awards - Oct 18
  • AZ BEX Public Works Conference - Oct 18
 Check out the full calendar of activites.         EVENTS
The Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust Southwest (LECET Southwest) is a partnership between the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) and its 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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