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News Archive

2020 Election Resources

During these challenging times, our nation desperately needs the steady hand and strong, inclusive leadership that Joe Biden will provide. As we face a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, the worst economic downturn in decades, and widespread social unrest, Joe will bring all Americans together to solve these problems and move forward as Read more

LIUNA Votes 2020 Website

Be informed. Not influenced. Let's make sure our members are informed and educated. Remember, when we vote TOGETHER, we win TOGETHER! Check out the new LIUNA Votes 2020 Website today!

19th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks

Here is a statement from the General President on the 19th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks. "We remember those lost on September 11 and share our sincere gratitude with those who responded with such courage and strength to the terrible attacks." Read more...

Will You Vote to Protect Prevailing Wage and Your Pay?

WATCH NOW: A video message on protecting YOUR paycheck and YOUR benefits. Did you know, the money and benefits you earn as a LIUNA member, depends on Prevailing Wage laws which protect you and your community‘s standard of living? This November, ask candidates running for office....will you FIGHT with LIUNA Read more

LIUNA Endorses Joe Biden for President

Statement of LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan, Sept. 7, 2020 After discussions with our leaders and members, the General Executive Board of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) unanimously, enthusiastically, and proudly endorses Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris for President and Vice President of the Read more

LiUNA Local 477 Helps Feed Those in Need

In an effort to help ease the hardships caused by high unemployment and work stoppages as a result of the Covid-19 virus, LIUNA Local 477 in Springfield, IL, along with IUOE Local 965, Teamsters Local 916, and Calvary Church of Springfield, hosted a food giveaway for people in need in Read more

Worker’s Memorial Day 2020

Mourn for the Dead, Fight for the Living On April 28, trade unionists around the world will pause to remember workers who have died or have been injured on the job. Workers’ Memorial Day is commemorated annually on this day, the anniversary date of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Read more

Safe Work Zones for All

National Work Zone Safety Week 2020 With the COVID-19 pandemic closing businesses, schools, and government agencies, hundreds of thousands of workers across the region are out of work or working from home. That’s not the case for LIUNA’s construction members. With warmer weather, workers are busy in highway work zones. Read more

Laborers: Complete Your 2020 Census Today

Complete your 2020 Census form here Results from the Census help determine... How much construction funding your state gets from the federal government for highway, bridge, and other kinds of transportation work. Where new hospitals, schools, and other big building projects will be built. How much funding is available for Read more

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Helpful links Jobsite Safety and the Coronavirus More Resources from the Laborers' Health and Safety Fund LiUNA Infectious Disease App Available LiUNA COVID-19 Resources Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights (U.S. Dept. of Labor) State Read more

Jobsite Safety and the Coronavirus

Jobsite Safety and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) The LIUNA Midwest Region is committed to the health and safety of our members and the public. The following recommended guidelines are to help safeguard our members through the COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 is spread primarily through airborne respiratory droplets during coughing, sneezing and regular Read more