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October 21, 2016
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LIUNA 393 distributes food baskets to needy families.
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Laborers Red Cross blood drive.

What's New at LIUNA
AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch underestimates CEO-worker pay discrepancy
According to an article in the Sept. 15 Atlantic, the CEO vs. average worker is more like 949 times greater, not 373 times greater, as the AFL-CIO estimates...  Here's the Atlantic article: Corporate Executives Are Making Way More Money Than Anybody Reports There are two methods for measuring compensation. One appears everywhere. The other is correct. Read More...
LIUNA General President on Dakota Access Pipeline protests
Washington, D.C.
Illinois prevailing wages reflect local markets, new study finds
Some critics say that construction prevailing wage laws drive up costs, but a new study finds that those rates are market appropriate in Illinois.
Prevailing wage works - A Winnebago County case study
A study of Winnebago County shows that prevailing wages work for the community and for Laborers.
LIUNA welcomes Clinton nomination
Washington, D.C.
Dakota Access Pipeline great news for Laborers
Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2016) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: The men and women of LIUNA applaud the U.S. Read More...
LIUNA President Terry O'Sullivan on Trump's nomination
Washington, D.C.
Trump's VP pick Pence has long anti-union record
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s choice for his running mate on the Republican ticket, has a long anti-labor record, from denouncing minimum-wage increases to putting his own money into a campaign to cut construction workers’ pay. “He’s just an anti-worker candidate,” says Indiana AFL-CIO President Brett Voorhies. Read More...
Clinton - She's with us, we're for her
Washington, D.C.
LIUNA supports Hillary Clinton with new website
America's infrastructure $1.44 trillion short
Union highway and bridge Laborers bolster the economy, University of Illinois study says
Union Laborers working on our infrastructure not only take home a good pay, their bolster their entire economy.
Work Zone Safety Week April 11

Here's articles from Peoria- area media on 2016's Work Zone Safety week efforts.



WMBD- AM Radio

Bloomington Pantagraph

On April 15, LIUNA local union members and retirees are at the rest stops, reminding motorists to slow down in the work zone.

Doesn't Illinois have to live by its word?
If there is an on-the-job dispute, a good union member  reaches first for the contract.    “What does the contract say?” quickly decides what happens when labor and management disagree. But what if the court says you don’t have to live by the contract? On March 24, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled on two labor questions. Read More...
Too many workers? build infrastructure
Maybe everyone is overcomplicating America's economic challenges today. Maybe there are no deep mysteries behind the slow growth, the stagnating incomes and the widespread economic anxieties that have given rise to populist movements on the left and the right. Maybe the problem is simple: too many workers. Read More...
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