Laborers' International Union of North America

Type: Organization
Name: Laborers' International Union of North America
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Labor Deal Means Some Oregon Zoo Employees Will Pay for Parking

A tentative contract agreement between Metro and one of its labor unions means some Oregon Zoo employees will begin to pay for parking.But another employee union is still holding out—saying the government is gouging them by making them pay to park at ... [Published WWeek - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Are children working on Minnesota school construction sites?

MINNETONKA, Minn. (PAI and Workday Minnesota) -- The Laborers International Union has identified a second possible case of child labor being used on Minnesota construction sites and has alerted authorities at both the state and national level.Laborers ... [Published People's World - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dept. of Labor Investigating Laborers #204

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Leadership of the Laborers #204 is on indefinite suspension. And now, the US Department of Labor is involved.The changes that have taken place at Local #204 have not affected members or their abilities to land jobs.  We spoke ... [Published WTHI - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Solomon Hennigan Sr., 86, devoted to his family

Solomon Hennigan Sr., a former member of the Laborers International Union of North America Local 332, died on Sunday, July 6, 2014. He was 86.He was born on Sept. 25, 1927 to the late Nathan and Aslee Myers Hennigan. He was the last remaining sibling ... [Published Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Catania is only lawmaker not to sign pro-union letter

Is mayoral candidate David Catania reluctant to upset his supporters in the construction business? (Mary F. Calvert for The Washington Post)With mayoral foe and fellow D.C. Council member David A. Catania hammering away at her record on education, affordable ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

What They're Saying Around the Country: Build America Investment Initiative

This week, President Obama spoke about  the importance of long-term investments in our country's infrastructure  in front of Delaware's Interstate 495 Bridge. In his remarks, President Obama discussed how much the economy has rebounded over the past ... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Union tour visits Louisville, wants Congress to act on highways

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Union members and Democrats issued a call to action on Friday.They want to get construction workers back on the job and back to work repairing the nation's crumbling highways and infrastructure.The Laborers' International Union ... [Published Fox41.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Are children working on Minnesota school construction sites?

The Laborers Union says a youth under age 18 was working on this school construction site in Minnetonka, in possible violation of state and federal law. The Laborers Union says a youth under age 18 was working on this school construction site in Minnetonka, ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Group rallies for more road repairs

NORMAL — Politicians, union representatives and laborers rallied for more funding for road and bridge repairs Saturday a few feet from a yellow school bus that appeared to have been crushed by concrete from an ill-maintained bridge.But the "concrete" ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Construction Workers Take A Stand In Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON - Union laborers and construction workers in the twin cities are pleading for congress to fund infrastructure.The Laborers' International Union of North America joined construction workers and politicians at a rally in normal today.They want ... [Published WYZZ-TV - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Getting Schooled in Infrastructure

The “ ” school bus tour kicked off at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, Del., with a real school bus that has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional ... [Published Rock Products - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Laborers Union stage demonstration at Sprinkle and I-94 in Kalamazoo

6:03 a.m. EDT by KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- A rather theatrical prop was the centerpiece of a demonstration in Kalamazoo Friday, calling on state and federal lawmakers to spend more money on roads.They towed a school bus to the news conference that appeared ... [Published WKZO-AM - Jun 28 2014]

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"I don't want you to become part of the wrong percent" McGreevey said to the students in his program. "I want you to give back to the community."
...to make sure all the responsible parties are held accountable, and we will keep our eyes open for further potential violations," Mackey said. "With so many skilled and well-trained workers eager to work, there is no need for any child - especially a child without proper training and safety gear- to be on a job site."
...In his remarks, President Obama discussed how much the economy has rebounded over the past few years and how we've got a "huge opportunity to keep this momentum going...but also to make sure that growth is broadly shared."  The President also announced the launch of the  Build America Investment Initiative , a government-wide initiative to increase infrastructure investment...
"We want safe highways for people to travel in order to create jobs, we need jobs in American right now" says Wilburn

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Wilcox grads learn to be laborers [Published Record-Journal.com - Jul 27 2014]
Robert McIntosh [Published Athens Messenger - Jul 26 2014]
Catania: Park Southern should get D.C. Council ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 25 2014]
New Labor Deal Means Some Oregon Zoo Employees ... [Published WWeek - Jul 24 2014]
Jersey City Employment and Training program off... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 24 2014]
Are children working on Minnesota school constr... [Published People's World - Jul 24 2014]
Dept. of Labor Investigating Laborers #204 [Published WTHI - Jul 23 2014]
Solomon Hennigan Sr., 86, devoted to his family [Published Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
Catania is only lawmaker not to sign pro-union ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 21 2014]
R.I. trades council endorses Raimondo for governor [Published Providence Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Ken Gray’s life celebrated in joyful, light-hea... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 20 2014]
What They're Saying Around the Country: Build A... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 19 2014]
Bourne Approves Reserve Fund Transfers [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Jul 19 2014]
Union tour visits Louisville, wants Congress to... [Published Fox41.com - Jul 18 2014]
Obama Seeks to Spark More Private Infrastructur... [Published Engineering News-Record - Jul 18 2014]
School district: No child labor violations occu... [Published Finance & Commerce - Jul 17 2014]
Minnetonka Public Schools confirms boy found a ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
Thirteen state and county organizations endorse... [Published Lahainanews.com - Jul 17 2014]
Campaign notebook: Endorsements, events in 62nd... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 16 2014]
Miss Immaculate Heart of Mary Alessandra Mariel... [Published Stoney Creek News - Jul 16 2014]
Are children working on Minnesota school constr... [Published Workday Minnesota - Jul 16 2014]
Teamsters Ratify New Pipeline Construction Agre... [Published Scottrade - Jul 16 2014]
Mayor Dean pushing for permanent fix to highway... [Published WSMV - Jul 16 2014]
Union reports minor worked on Minnetonka school... [Published Finance & Commerce - Jul 15 2014]
Congress Should Have Courage to Make Our Roads ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jul 15 2014]
"Death Blow to Jim Crow" comes highly recommended [Published People's World - Jul 15 2014]
2014 Troubles: Job-Killing Energy Policies [Published Republican National Committee - Jul 15 2014]
Gray remembered as champion of region [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 14 2014]
Build a 21st Century Economy? GOP Stalls Even ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 14 2014]
Group rallies for more road repairs [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 13 2014]
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What They're Saying Around the Country: Build A... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 19 2014]
This week, President Obama spoke about  the importance of long-term investments in our country's infrastructure  in front of Delaware's Interstate 495 Bridge. In his remarks, President Obama discussed how much the economy has rebounded over the past ...
Pay Attention! Work Zone Ahead [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jun 23 2014]
As we gear up for our July 4 and beyond summer travels, remember, we’re not the only ones on the road. Tens of thousands of men and women—many who are members of the Laborers ( LIUNA ), Operating Engineers ( IUOE ), Electrical Workers ( IBEW ) and other ...
"It's Time to End the Pothole Penalty" [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Jun 18 2014]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding introduction of legislation by Sens. Murphy and Corker ...
Unions Slam Obama EPA Rule [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 02 2014]
Labor unions criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s new regulations on carbon emissions from power plants on Monday, highlighting growing tensions between the environmentalist and working class arms of the Democratic Party. Those tensions ...
Three-headed Democratic Party [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - May 26 2014]
As they face the midterm elections with the wind in their faces, Democrats increasingly stake their collective political future on the issue of inequality. The topic has great resonance, given the economy’s vast preponderance of benefits to the very ...
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