The Laborers' International Union of North America is one of the most progressive and strongest unions in the country. Over 500,000 strong, LIUNA is the eighth largest labor organization in America, representing a skilled and diverse workforce. Laborers are construction workers, government workers, health care providers, industrial employees, service workers, and educators.
Proposed gas tax increase would strengthen U.S. infrastructure
The Washington Post reports that an Oregon congressman has sponsored a bill to increase the federal gas tax in order to fund improvements to roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure. LiUNA! General President Terry O’Sullivan is quoted as supporting the measure in the following article:
Laborers, Building Trades come to agreement on Boeing plant
The Laborers are proud to be working with the Building Trades and State leaders on bringing good construction jobs to Missouri. When Labor and management come together to create favorable conditions for economic development, such as a new Boeing assembly plant in the St. Louis region, everyone wins.
HearPO announces new Audio by HearPO program available to Laborers
Caring for your hearing health should begin before there’s a problem. HearPO promotes hearing-loss prevention. That’s why, in addition to hearing aid products, they also offer preventative care products at a valuable discount through Audio by HearPO.
CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Illinois’ economy posted the strongest growth in the Midwest for September and October, with a gain of more than 25,000 jobs over the two-month period.
CNN/Fortune: By every measure, the big banks are bigger
One third of all business loans this year were made by Bank of America. Wells Fargo funds nearly a quarter of all mortgage loans. And held in the vaults of JPMorgan Chase is $1.3 trillion, which is 12% of our collective cash, including the payrolls of many thousands of companies, or enough to buy 47,636,496,885 of these NFL branded toaster ovens. Thanks for your business! by Stephen Gandel
Ron Kaminski Testifies Before House Subcommittee
Laborers' Local 1140 Business Manager Rom Kaminski testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on September 19, 2013. The following is his prepared testimony.
Breaking: Supreme Court Kills Key Prong of Voting Rights Act
Earlier today, the Supreme Court declared Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 unconstitutional.
Retirement Savings in U.S. Face Staggering Deficit
A new report from the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) concludes that the United States faces a staggering retirement savings deficit. America's families are between $6.8 trillion and $14 trillion short of recommended retirement savings targets, it says, according to financial services firms.