SBCTC Bulletins

SBCTC announces endorsements for statewide candidates and June ballot measures

April 10, 2018 - The State Building Trades' Executive Board has endorsed the candidates for statewide office listed below and adopted positions on the propositions for the June 2018 election. (Read More)

SBCTC announces June primary endorsements

April 11, 2018 -- The State Building Trades' Executive Board has endorsed the candidates for statewide office listed below and adopted positions on the propositions for the June 2018 election. Endorsements were made on the basis of candidates' records on issues of greatest importance to Building Trades workers and their families, as well as on their stated positions on those issues of concern. In addition, the “support” or “oppose” positions on statewide initiatives were adopted after careful consideration of their impact to the well-being of our members. (Read More)

Time to show your support for High Speed Rail

March 23, 2018 -- Lawmakers have scheduled legislative meetings for April 2-3 on California High Speed Rail's Draft 2018 Business Plan, and it is crucial that Building Trades members pack the hearing rooms in Sacramento to show our support for this project. (Read More)

President's letter got to the point on labor "shortage"

March 9, 2018 - State Building Trades President Robbie Hunter helped the San Jose Mercury News get to the point on the so-called labor shortage's impact on California's housing crisis. (Read More)

Summer Institute for Union Women seeking support and participation of SBCTC unions

Feb. 28, 2018 - This summer, the UC Berkeley Labor Center will host the 37th annual western regional Summer Institute on Union Women (SIUW) from July 10-14, 2018 at Sonoma State University. (Read More)

California labor movement's annual legislative conference set for mid-March

Feb. 27, 2018 - Registrations are now being taken for Building Trades members who want to attend the California Labor Federation-State Building and Construction Trades Council's 2018 Joint Legislative Conference in March in Sacramento. (Read More)

Legislative alert: New law gives Building Trades reps a role in protecting immigrant workers

Feb. 15, 2018 - A new California law to protect immigrant workers gives Building Trades representatives a role to make sure that our members are not subjected to hyper-aggressive enforcement worksite raids by federal agents. (Read More)

Governor boosts apprenticeship budget by $103M

Feb. 1, 2018 - Gov. Jerry Brown's budget came through in a big way for state-approved apprenticeship programs, proposing $103 million to pay for the instruction that our unions provide - and have provided - in the schools. (Read More)

Are employers crying wolf on labor shortage?

Feb. 1, 2018 - In a Sacramento Bee op-ed column, SBCTC President Robbie Hunter has taken issue with some misinformation that is circulating in the state about a so-called labor shortage in California. (Read More)

ABC pressing Trump to kill PLAs

Jan. 30, 2018 - With President Donald Trump slated to deliver his State of the Union message tonight, the leading anti-worker contractor association in the country is lobbying the administration to do away with a cornerstone of fair government contracting - Project Labor Agreements. (Read More)

Statement by SBCTC President Robbie Hunter on Gov. Brown's final “State of the State” speech

Jan. 25, 2018 - "Gov. Jerry Brown has led California out of the worst financial crisis that the state has seen in recent memory. He has kept his word. He has kept his promises." (Read More)

Register Now for the New SBCTC Safety Training on Electrical Hazards for Non-Electricians

January 25, 2018 - The State Building and Construction Trades Council has just opened registration for the new train- the-trainer classes for Electrical Hazards for Non-Electricians. (Read More)

President Hunter to ABC: Do your homework

Jan. 18, 2018 - President Robbie Hunter had a something to say this week to the NorCal president of the rogue Associated Builders and Contractors - do your homework. (Read More)

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