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Thousands to be hired at L.A. Coliseum
By Sentinel News Service
Published March 8, 2018

Mar. 8

You’ve never seen the Coliseum like this. With renovation work well underway, hundreds of local union laborers will meet with subcontractor hiring teams as construction ramps up on USC’s $270 million renovation project. With an emphasis on local hires, construction firm Hathaway Dinwiddie will bring as many as 2,000 on board over the next two years. Crews will work two shifts on improvements that include a new, five-story structure with suites, loge boxes and club seats. Renovations also include new seating, upgraded concessions, and a fully restored historic peristyle.

Media RSVP: Ron Mackovich at rmackovi@usc.edu or (213) 810-8583

WHAT: Hiring event for two-year, $270 million Coliseum renovation project.

WHEN: March 8 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Peristyle.

VISUALS: Hundreds of construction workers connecting with employers, along with major Coliseum construction. The dig has exposed soil that hasn’t seen the light of day since the Coliseum was built in the early 1920s.

WHO:

  • Laborers, cement masons, carpenters, rod busters, iron workers, electricians, sheet metal workers and plumbers who will help build and improve the city’s beloved venue.
  • Subcontractor hiring teams, union representatives, and Apprenticeship Coordinators
  • Senior Vice President of University Relations Thomas Sayles
  • English and Spanish speakers available

PARKING: Media may enter at the West 39th Street and Figueroa Street entrance.

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