Laborers' International Union of North America

Type: Organization
Name: Laborers' International Union of North America
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Union workers protest Pratt Industries construction site

VALPARAISO | More than 100 union members protested Thursday morning outside the Pratt Industries construction site on Division Road, east of Ind. 49.Protesters argued the business is not using union labor as it promised in an agreement with the city, ... [Published NWI Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Help fund local ALS research

The recent Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS has really hit home with me. About nine years ago, my dear wife, Corinne, started to display a strange nasally sound in her speech. After a number of visits to various specialists we ended up at the McMaster ALS ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bocce tournaments nets $50,000 for Peel Memorial

BRAMPTON – Members of the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 506 were on a roll last Friday (Aug. 22) at the chapter’s 23rd annual Nick Barbieri Charity Bocce Ball Tournament. ... [Published Brampton Guardian - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sparring continues on Keystone as delay seen through midterms

On Sept. 5, the Nebraska Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over whether a 2012 law giving Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman authority to approve the state's leg of the $5.4 billion Canada-to-Texas oil sands pipeline violates the state constitution. If ... [Published Morningstar.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Union president asks Providence teachers to skip school kickoff Monday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – With the Providence Teachers Union contract set to expire next week, the president of the union is urging her members to skip a Monday morning convocation for teachers and administrators to kick off the school year.In an email ... [Published WPRI - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Union Shops Need Not Apply at LiUNA

The Laborers union did not place much of a priority on hiring union workers for a massive renovation on its Washington, D.C., headquarters. The union awarded a major renovation on its $28 million downtown office building to Davis Construction, which ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

LDC Gas Forum MidCon New Regulatory Issues: Be Informed.

Get the facts. Know the Industry. Stay informed. Hear the most up-to-date info from these experts during the Regulatory Panel! Ms. Rayola Dougher Senior Economic AdvisorAmerican Petroleum Institute Mr. Michael W. Brooks PartnerBracewell & Giuliani, ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Collins snags more union support in U.S. Senate reelection campaign

The re-election campaign of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, touted another union endorsement Wednesday.According to a campaign news release, the Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborers’ District Council of the Laborers’ International Union of ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Victory for Walgreens Shareholders

WASHINGTON , Aug. 5 -- The Laborers' International Union of North America issued the following news release:Following objections raised by shareholders, including a shareholder proposal by a LIUNA-affiliated pension fund calling for a policy that bars ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Victory for Walgreens Shareholders

at 05:07 AM EDT WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 -- The Laborers' International Union of North America issued the following news release: Following objections raised by shareholders, including a shareholder proposal by a LIUNA-affiliated pension fund calling for a ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

A year later, Finch still seeking givebacks

BRIDGEPORT -- As the police department's victim advocate, Maureen Harris has plenty of empathy and patience.Just don't ask her about City Hall's approach to recent, one-time union concessions."I'm furious," said Harris, whose union -- Laborers' International ... [Published Greenwich Time - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. House Vote on Highway Trust Fund Kicks the Can Down the Road, Turns Back on American Jobs and Safety

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding the rejection by the U.S. House of the Senate version of HR 5021:Some in Congress ... [Published CBS Detroit - Jul 31 2014]

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While there is no requirement for the abatement that Pratt Industries hire union workers, the company did agree to "use its reasonable best efforts to employ qualified local price competitive contractors, suppliers and vendors on the Valparaiso Facility expansion work" according to Lyp
"When PSE&G invests in infrastructure, the benefits are felt far beyond an improved and more efficient energy system. It also creates good, family-sustaining jobs in industries like construction. We need more forward-thinking companies like PSE&G to invest in New Jersey and help move our state's economy forward."
"You'd rather have that emerge two years or a year and-a-half before the next presidential election, instead of six months before" he added
...Alan Perdue of Greensboro/Winston-Salem, N C , who chaired the roundtable and also serves as Executive Director of the Safer Buildings Coalition. "When we have one of these incidents, who does it affect? All of us" Perdue said. "We don't have time not to take this seriously."

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Union Shops Need Not Apply at LiUNA [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 22 2014]
Union Hypocrisy Sparks Pickets [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 22 2014]
LDC Gas Forum MidCon New Regulatory Issues: Be ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 21 2014]
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Union Shops Need Not Apply at LiUNA [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 22 2014]
The Laborers union did not place much of a priority on hiring union workers for a massive renovation on its Washington, D.C., headquarters. The union awarded a major renovation on its $28 million downtown office building to Davis Construction, which ...
Union Hypocrisy Sparks Pickets [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 22 2014]
One of the nation’s leading construction workers unions awarded a major renovation contract to a builder in the midst of a labor dispute. The James G. Davis Construction Corporation has just begun work on the national headquarters of the Laborers union ...
LDC Gas Forum MidCon New Regulatory Issues: Be ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 21 2014]
Get the facts. Know the Industry. Stay informed. Hear the most up-to-date info from these experts during the Regulatory Panel! Ms. Rayola Dougher Senior Economic AdvisorAmerican Petroleum Institute Mr. Michael W. Brooks PartnerBracewell & Giuliani, ...
Hawaii’s Historic 2014 Primary Election [Published Firedoglake - Aug 11 2014]
p> With an unprecented two hurricanes taking aim at the Isles, yesterday’s Primary election was threatened , but, after the Big Isle shredded Iselle, the election happened with minimal impact. Two precincts in the Puna district, here on the windward ...
Hawaii’s Governor Loses Democratic Primary, Sen... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Aug 10 2014]
As I noted yesterday , both of the Democratic incumbents that faced primaries yesterday in Hawaii were at risk of losing. As things stand this morning, Governor Neil Abercrombie has lost his primary for a second term , and Senator Brian Schatz is locked ...
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