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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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Women in Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Readiness Program Applications Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for the next cohort of the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP). The WIST ARP is 16+ weeks and will give you a broad overview of the industry, and what it is like as a woman in the industry, and give you exposure to a number of …

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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 …

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Tell Congress: Pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment Deal Now!

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 …

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LIUNA International Vice President, Joseph Mancinelli, Testifies in Support of Line 5

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 …

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LIUNA Michigan Recognizes Women In Construction Week 2021

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 …

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Guest Column: Michigan Labor Unions Back Line 5, the Great Lakes Tunnel

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 …

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Statement from Michigan Laborers Business Manager on Governor’s Move to Shut Down Line 5

“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 …

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