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Labor Commissioner’s Office files $6.3 million misclassification and wage theft lawsuit against contractor

California's state Labor Commissioner's Office (LCO) has filed a lawsuit against Calcrete Construction, Inc. seeking $6,300,338 for multiple wage theft violations affecting a group...
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Blueprint 2025 US infrastructure coalition requests administration action on Cadiz Water Infrastructure Project

Blueprint 2025 says  that it joined the North American Building Trades Unions( NAABTU) in a written request to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments...
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Working on the Lake Oroville Spillway: DWR video

California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) has posted some update videos on the Lake Oroville Spillway repair progress. The aging Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in...
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California Hospital in downtown LA prepares for major earthquake-resistance expansion

Dignity Health's California Hospital Medical Center in downtown LA will soon start a major redevelopment project to modernize and meet state regulations. The hospital has...
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There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
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Northern California struggles to rebuild homes after wildfire, faces labor shortage problems

Following the recent wildfire crisis, considered as the most destructive in state history, Northern California homeowners are struggling to find construction workers to rebuild...
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Are ICE agents showing up at California construction labor dispute proceedings?

Federal immigration agents have shown up twice at California labor dispute proceedings to apprehend undocumented workers, in what state officials believe may be cases...
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Replace State Capitol Annex with new $543 million building: CSHQA

CSHQA in Sacramento has recommended that the California's government demolish the 66-year-old Capitol Annex in Sacramento, and replace the building with a new $543...
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State plans to build Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities at Stockton Port

The California Department of Water Resources is constructing Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities, a flood response base at the Port of Stockton, with...
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DHS gives go-ahead to Calexico border wall stretch: Contract award expected in November

The Trump administration has waived environmental laws and other reviews to replace a small stretch of border wall in Calexico, the second time it...
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Work begins on $1.86 billion Delta Sky Way project at LAX

Delta Air Lines has announced the beginning of demolition on Terminal 3 at the Los Angeles International Airport, marking the start of the first...
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San Jose State University to break ground for $181 million science building

San Jose State University is set break ground for its new Interdisciplinary Science Building on April 25. The 161,200-sq.-ft., $181 million building will be located...
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Murphy begins on final building in Otay Mesa

Murphy Development started construction on the final building at The Campus at the San Diego Business Park, a 137,000-sq.-ft. speculative building in Otay Mesa. Construction...