Tuesday, September 17, 2019
wage theft is a crime

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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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...
Capitol Annex

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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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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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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Long Beach PLA analysis anticipated

A new analysis of Long Beach city government’s project labor agreement (PLA) — including the degree to which the policy has promoted local hiring...
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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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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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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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Projects and opportunities

Metro awards $25.9 millon contract to KDG+DE for Airport Connector Project

The board of directors of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently awarded a contract to KDG+DE Construction Support Services for $25.9...

Construction begins on affordable housing project in Los Angeles

EAH Housing, an affordable housing nonprofit organization, and A2Z Enterprises, a minority and woman-owned real estate development firm, have recently broken ground on a...

Core Companies plans to build housing project in San Jose

Core Cos. has proposed a residential project in San Jose. The housing complex at 1301 W. San Carlos St. at the corner of Race St....