IMPORTANT CHANGE TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF YOUR MICHIGAN LABORERS’ BENEFITS

MLDC Statement on Governor Whitmer’s 2024 State of the State Address

Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her sixth State of the State address last night from the Capitol. She highlighted many of the pro-worker policies enacted in 2023, which included restoring collective bargaining rights, reinstating Prevailing Wage, repealing the Pension Tax, and making it easier to build renewable energy projects. In response, Michigan Laborers District Council Business…

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Celebrating 2 Million Safe Man Hours at Ultium Cells III

LANSING – The Michigan Laborers’ District Council (MLDC) is celebrating the trade workers at the Ultium Cells III facility (U3) in Lansing who have officially completed two million work hours. The significant milestone is a result of the dedication and skills of over 1,000 trade workers, including 160 members of the Laborers’ International Union of…

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Michigan Laborers’ Scholarship Fund Golf Outing Raises Funds for Scholarships

The 5th Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Outing in support of scholarships for Michigan Laborers’ and their families was held on September 21 at Eagle Eye Golf Club in Bath, Michigan. The event had 160 golfers in attendance and raised $193,450 for the scholarship fund. The teams and sponsors were made up of numerous organizations, including…

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Important Change to the Administration of Michigan Laborers’ Benefits

Please click on the letter to read the full update, with Participant Portal Registration Instructions: https://www.milaborersfunds.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/51/2023/08/F77-00-Form-Letter-2023-July-Notice-to-Participants-WPAS-Transition.pdf

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LIUNA Michigan Awards $35,000 in Scholarships

The Michigan Laborers District Council scholarship program has been providing scholarships for LIUNA families pursuing higher education goals through any accredited post-secondary institution. This year 35 scholarships, totaling $35,000, were awarded to all valid applicants:

Applications for MI LIUNA scholarships for 2024-2025 open September 1, 2023 and may be found on the Members Page of our website.

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LIUNA Signatory Contractor Barton Malow Takes a Proactive Approach to Safety

As LIUNA signatory contractor Barton Malow looked to begin work on a new battery plant in Lansing, Michigan, worker safety and health was top of mind. That’s because the company had recently completed two similar battery plant projects – one in Lordstown, Ohio and the other in Spring Hill, Tennessee – and knew the kind of hazards…

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