SOUTHWEST CARPENTERS CONGRATULATE BANC OF CALIFORNIA STADIUM ON RECEIVING THE 2019 Q AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22nd, 2019

Contact:
Heather Rutman 213.615.9211
hrutman@swcarpenters.org

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) congratulates The Los Angeles Football Club and Banc of California Stadium on receiving the 2019 Q Award for quality construction. Members of the SWRCC were at the Stadium yesterday to cheer on their partners, who won for the project’s 100% union construction, excellent safety record, innovative design, and its ability to provide construction jobs locally.

“From concept, to collective bargaining, on to completion, Banc of California Stadium is a prime example of what we can achieve together. We’d like to recognize PCL for their commitment to quality construction, and also our Southwest brothers and sisters who helped make this dream a reality for Los Angeles,” said Dan Langford, SWRCC Executive Secretary-Treasurer.

Throughout the construction of this project, workforce grew to nearly 500 workers daily, with over 3,000 individual trade workers employed. 70% of the workforce hours are attributed to LA County residents.

“We’re not just building stadiums, we’re setting the foundation for long-term community success,” said Langford. “Southwest Carpenters are the direct products of the communities they live and work in. We’re proud to be among the few organizations capable of organizing and training apprentices for a project of this magnitude,” he continued.

The Banc of California Stadium is projected to bring in $2.9 billion to the South Los Angeles economy over the next 30 years.

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About the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC)
The SWRCC represents over 52,000 union carpenters in six states. The Union is dedicated to raising the safety and standards for all skilled carpenters and advocating for the rights of workers, their families, and their communities. The SWRCC is proud to be affiliated with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. For more, visit www.swcarpenters.org.