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Michiganders encouraged to explore paid training career opportunities during Michigan Apprenticeship Week
Story by Mike Murray Michigan LEO Michigan ranks fifth nationally in active apprentices, created 10,000 new registered apprenticeship opportunities since 2019 LANSING, Mich. — To highlight the important role registered apprenticeships play in supporting both employers who need skilled talent and Michigan’s workers who gain skills toward rewarding, high-wage and in-demand careers, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has […]
November 3, 2022 PERRY, Mich — The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) was proud to welcome Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to our training center in Perry, Michigan, to meet with members and local leaders. Labor Secretary Walsh discussed efforts to strengthen Michigan workforce development and job training programs and to promote the […]
Perry, MI – LIUNA Training of Michigan gave the Legislative Labor Caucus a tour of its Perry training facility on October 27th, 2021. Representatives had a chance to learn about the diverse work we do and the complex training we provide. The Caucus works to educate members about labor unions and to ensure that the […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, The White House and a bipartisan group of Senators and Members of Congress recently agreed to a $1.2 trillion investment in our roads, bridges, transit, and water systems. This is a bold investment that will put food on the table for hundreds of thousands of union members and restore our nation’s […]
Joseph Mancinelli, International Vice President and Regional Manager of Central and Eastern Canada, Laborers’ International Union of North America, testified in front of the Senate Natural Resources, Energy and Technology joint meeting in support of Line 5 on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. In his testimony, Mancinelli thanked the Committee for the opportunity to present LIUNA’s […]
Line 5 provides essential energy to Michiganders all across the state, not just “up north” as many people think. Line 5 means heat for our homes and businesses and also jobs for our workers. That’s why Line 5 and the Great Lakes Tunnel project continue to be backed by both business and labor. LIUNA Local […]
LANSING, Michigan March 3, 2021 – Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Michigan will recognize Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 7-13, 2021. The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. “LIUNA Michigan recognizes many outstanding women and their contributions to the construction industry,” said […]
By: Geno Alessandrini, Business Manager, Michigan Laborers December 2, 2020 There’s a lot more that unites us than divides us. Republicans. Democrats. Independents. We all want the opportunity to work a good job and earn a fair wage. Each of us wants to provide for our families. That’s why Michigan Laborers – and union workers […]
“Shutting down Line 5 would hurt workers and it would hurt families. Labor and business, Republicans and Democrats, we all support the Great Lakes Tunnel because it creates and protects jobs and affordable energy. Today’s move will kill jobs and increase fuel costs. That’s the last thing Michigan needs as we work to overcome the […]