LIUNA Staff

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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Michigan Laborers Statement Mourning Two Union Members’ Deaths

Lansing, Mich – The Michigan Laborers District Council mourns the loss of two Laborers Union members, Nicholas Andres Sada and Davyon Desmond Aereailes Rose, who were struck and killed by a motorist early Saturday morning in Ypsilanti Township. Sada was a 23-year-old with Laborers Local 1191 from Lansing and Rose was a 23-year-old with Laborers …

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MLTAI Organizes Disaster Relief Efforts After Midland and Sanford Floods 

MLTAI recently participated in a disaster relief effort in Sanford Michigan. During the Memorial holiday weekend, MLTAI Training Director Lynn Coleman organized a volunteer group in response to the failed dams and the flood damage that followed in the area. With 60 different LiUNA members, training staff, contractor partners, friends, family, volunteers and apprentices, they …

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