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July 28, 2016
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LIUNA 393 distributes food baskets to needy families.
We honor our retirees.
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Laborers Red Cross blood drive.


What's New at LIUNA
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. Read More...
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. Read More...
LIUNA supports Hillary Clinton with new website
http://www.liunaforhillary.org/home
America's infrastructure $1.44 trillion short
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-infrastructure-idUSKCN0Y12K6
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. https://ler.illinois.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/MEPI-LEP-Policy-Brief-Midwest-Road-and-Bridge-Construction-Workers-FINAL.pdf
Work Zone Safety Week April 11

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

WEEK TV - http://www.cinewsnow.com/news/local/Workzone-speed-limit-enforcement-just-got-tougher--375471481.html

WMBD - TV http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/work-zone-safety-week

WMBD- AM Radio http://www.1470wmbd.com/see-orange-slow-save-lives/

Bloomington Pantagraph http://www.pantagraph.com/lifestyles/travel/in-the-zone-increased-road-work-yields-alert-to-motorists/article_08ef67bc-82ca-50e3-a204-263132364d4c.html

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...
LIUNA President O'Sullivan - Clinton right on natural gas policy
Washington, D.C. Read More...
New study shows prevailing wage has benefits, does not add costs
A new "Smart Cities" study shows that prevailing wage laws don't increase costs, but actually benefit communities.  Read the complete study at http://www.smartcitiesprevail.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/PW-national-impact-study-FINAL2.9.16.pdf
LIUNA 393 on WCMY Radio, Ottawa IL

Here's an interview from January 4, 2016 with LIUNA Local 393's Victor Mancilla on WCMY, Ottawa, Illinois, as part of the Illinois Valley Labor-Management monthly program.

http://www.ottawaradio.net/pages/22334899.php

US Labor Secretary - Collective Bargaining is essential
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez had the following column in the Detroit Free Press,  In 2008, two of the Detroit Three automakers came to the federal government requesting a multibillion-dollar package to avoid bankruptcy and catastrophic job losses. But all three also needed their employees to buy into the changes necessary for survival. Read More...
Spending bill has labor friendly items
“Congress has displayed a great example of true bipartisanship…. Let’s hope this spirit of patriotic teamwork continues into the New Year. Read More...
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