Where Downtown is your City’s Living Room

Bellflower, California combines a business-friendly atmosphere with a family-friendly one. Centrally located in southeast Los Angeles County, the 6.1-square-mile city with a population of 78,106 – as of 2015 – is close to the ports and airports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, with easy access to three freeways. A future light rail transit system will travel through Downtown Bellflower, connecting southeast Los Angeles County to Downtown Los Angeles.

City of Bellflower, CA

The Mobile Office

In 2000, I began working in marketing for a software development company that was designing applications for the Palm™ handheld computing device that were set to revolutionize the consumer packaged goods industry. At the time, mobile phones were just used for making phones calls, and BlackBerrys® were the “cutting edge” device that allowed users to text…

Nearly Two Decades in the Making

June 23, 2018, 9:57 AM EDT

A Proactive Approach to Resolving a Longstanding Debate

About forty skilled Central and South American workers from Ecuador, Peru, Columbia and Costa Rica came to British Columbia, Canada as temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in 2006. This story incited Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) call for reforms to Canada’s TFW program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). LiUNA, a powerful voice within the construction industry with over half a million members – 110,000 of whom are in Canada – has been the only Canadian union to address the issue.