Representing nearly half a million construction workers including 73,000 apprentices.
UNION WOMEN: STRONGER TOGETHER Conference June 3-4, 2023
The State Building & Construction Trades Council of California and the California Labor Federation are pleased to host UNION WOMEN: STRONGER TOGETHER, a conference for California union women in all industries. June 3-4, 2023 at the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Sacramento. This conference aims to unite women from all fields to celebrate and highlight the...
Through strong electoral, legislative and educational programs, the State Building Trades strives to keep work flowing, promote good wages and benefits, and ensure safe and healthy working conditions for the men and women in our industry – from apprenticeship prep and state of the art apprenticeship programs through to retirement.
Women in Trades
Women Work Hard Women are a small but mighty percentage of the construction workforce. Learn about efforts to recruit women... Read more
Ensuring that construction workers earn a wage that prevails in the local area is a way to promote local... Read more
Safety and Health
Construction can be a dangerous industry, but new technology, hazard abatement and good training can mean the difference for... Read more
News & Updates
Giving Your Union a Voice in the Democratic Party
Brothers & Sisters: As most of you have seen over the last two years, a subtle (sometimes loud) anti-worker voice has festered within the California Democratic Party. The issue has nothing to do with leaders within the party, many of whom come from the labor movement. Instead, the root of a lot of labor’s problems…Read more
Scott Wiener – No on SB 423
Scott Weiner has big plans for California, they just don’t include you. No on SB 423.