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Laborers Municipal Endorsements 2023
Lori Stone for Mayor
Mai Xong for City Clerk
Angela Rogensues for City Council At Large
Marie Adkins for City Council At Large
Jonathan Lafferty City Council District 2
Mindy Moore City Council District 3
Gary Watts City Council District 4
Henry Newnan City Council District 5
Kevin Coleman for Mayor
Mike McDermott for City Council
Andrea Rutkowski for City Council
Aaron Martinez for Mayor
Sujata Raman for City Council
Laura Casey for City Council
Matt Heintz for City Council
Roslyn Grafstein for Mayor
Quinn Wright for City Council
Sean Fleming for City Council
The Michigan Laborers’ Training and Apprenticeship Institute (MLTAI) is inviting nominations for its inaugural Apprentice of the Year Award. The award is a formal recognition of a Michigan Laborer that is currently enrolled in our apprenticeship program, and who demonstrates excellence on the job and in the classroom. This includes, but is not limited to:
In response to the ongoing COVID19 Virus outbreak the Trustees of the Michigan Laborers Health Care Fund and the Laborers Metropolitan Health Care Fund have taken action to lower Active Participants Self Payments to $100 a month. The change will help Members that have been effected by the pandemic to better afford healthcare self-payments so
Re: Michigan Laborers’ Health Care Fund (Fund) COVID -19 (Coronavirus) Temporary Benefit Changes Dear Participants: The Fund has temporarily enhanced your health care benefits to provide the following coverage as it relates to COVID-19: 1. COVID-19 Test The Fund will cover the cost of medically necessary COVID-19 tests that are prescribed for you and your
Michigan Laborers District Council is proud to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, November 11-17, 2019. In partnership with the Michigan Laborers Training and Apprenticeship Institute (MLTAI), we will be communicating the importance of apprenticeship and attending events throughout the week that highlight the benefits to educators, businesses, and communities. An apprenticeship with the Laborers offers an
Construction will commence soon on the new Gordie Howe International Bridge. Beginning next week, work crews will began site preparation work on the $5.4 billion bridge to Canada. Members of the Laborers Union are excited to build and be apart of the historic piece of infrastructure that will define the skyline and commerce of Detroit
The Michigan Laborers Training and Apprenticeship Institute 2019 Course Schedule has been published. The schedule can be found on their website. If you, or a Member, that you know needs to enroll in a training course, contact your Local Union to do so.
Members of the Michigan Laborers Union are proud to see the Shinola Hotel hold it’s grand opening today after 13 months of construction.
Laborers reach contract agreement with MITAFor Immediate Release October 3, 2018 Today the Michigan Laborers District Council (LiUNA), and it’s seven affiliated Local Unions, announced the signing of a new contract with the Michigan Infrastructure Transportation Association (MITA). The six-year agreement covers Laborers that work on road projects for Union contractors affiliated with MITA. The
For Immediate Release October 3, 2018 The Michigan Laborers Union applauds today’s news of an agreement between the State of Michigan and Enbridge to remove Line 5 from the Straits of Mackinac and place it in a new underground tunnel. The following quote may be attributed to Geno Alessandrini, Business Manager of the Laborers District