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NFL players condemn Wisconsin "Right to Work" (for less)
The National Football League Players Association is playing politics in Wisconsin. Read More...
General President O'Sullivan's response to Keystone Veto

Washington, DC. (February 24, 2015) – LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan has the following comment on President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill:

“Given that the Administration has done everything it can to delay and block the creation of good construction careers on the Keystone XL Pipeline, the veto can be described with two words: disgustingly predictable.”

LIUNA's O'Sullivan on threatened Keystone veto
Washington, D.C. (February 11, 2015) – It appears clear that President Obama will set up yet another roadblock to the Keystone XL Pipeline with a veto. Even if Congress had the votes to over-ride a veto, we suspect the President would discover some other excuse to put politics first and keep the pipeline’s construction careers and energy locked out of reach. Read More...
What is "Right to Work" and where is Illinois Gov. Rauner going?
With Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner advocating local "right to work" laws, it is important to ask, what is a "right to work" law and what does it mean for workers' and their unions. Read More...
LIUNA supports gas tax increase
Washington, DC.
IL Gov Rauner gives factually challenged state of the state address
Despite stating that voters want “a government where people come together to solve problems and get things done,” Governor Bruce Rauner (R) gave one of the most divisive speeches in memory, blaming unions for everything from high taxes to inflated construction costs. Read More...
America's infrastructure is falling apart
America is literally falling apart around us. Roads, built decades ago, are littered with potholes from carrying ten times the number of cars they were designed to carry. Crumbling Cold War–era gas pipes are exploding. One in nine of the country's bridges is structurally deficient. And some dam or levee is always just one rainstorm away from wiping out a neighborhood. Read More...
Kentucky is Rauner's model
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner may be looking to the Bluegrass State for inspiration when it comes to bringing right-to-work laws to Illinois. In Kentucky, where attempts to put a statewide law on the books have stalled, counties have taken the lead in recent weeks by moving forward with their own anti-union laws. Read More...
What Governor Rauner does not understand
A radio commentary on WJBC-AM on Illinois Governor Rauner's localized "right to work for less" proposal. Read More...
LiUNA's Terry O'Sullivan on Dr Martin Luther King Jr
Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, a leader who has great significance to America and the world, but particularly to LIUNA. Dr. King waged a heroic battle for equality among all men and women. In LIUNA, we strive for justice, for honor and for strength, but when all are not treated as equals, there can be no justice. Without equality, our honor and strength is undermined. The legacy of Dr. Read More...
Top 5 labor stories of 2014
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:17 By John Logan, Truthout | Op-Ed   Walmart employees picket outside of the Walmart store in Pico Rivera, California on November 6, 2013. The employees accuse Walmart of continued unlawful retaliation against workers who speak out for change at the company. Read More...
Messing with pensions: why workers can't trust Congress
Washington, D.C.
Pope Francis: Don't buy slave labor products
VATICAN CITY – As the January sales season nears in the West, Pope Francis will call on shoppers not to buy products which may have been made by modern-day slaves – whatever the savings. Read More...
Obama's immigration plan will help undocumented construction workers
Construction in Manhattan is a dangerous line of work. Read More...
President Obama says U.S. infrastructure embarrassing
President Obama told corporate leaders Wednesday he was embarrassed by U.S. infrastructure that was "falling behind" countries like China who spent aggressively on construction projects. "I’d much rather have our problems than China’s problems. That I’m confident about. Read More...
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