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Laborers Local 32
Jan 25, 2012

website: http://www.local32.us/

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Laborers Local 32

business manager: Fortunato Salamone

4477 Linden Road Suite F

Rockford IL 61109

815-873-8875

Meets on the second Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. in the winter months, 7:30 p.m. in the summer.


Laborers Local 43
Jan 25, 2012

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Laborers Local 43

319-366-0859

5000 "J" St SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Randy Rayner, (acting) business manager

Meets on the First Monday monthly at 5 p.m.


Laborers Local 165
Jan 25, 2012

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Laborers Local 165

Business Manager: Tim Schmidgall

4509 N Catalina

Peoria IL 61615

309-688-3653

Meets on the First Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Highlights of Local 165’s (Peoria County) History

w 1901 – a Peoria-based “Hod Carriers & Building Laborers Union” founded

w1903 – A Peoria-based “Laborers” union (for any worker not in a union)

w American Federation of Labor Federal Labor Union 8857 chartered Jan. 31, 1901 as the “Hod Carriers &  Building Laborers Union.”  The AFL chartered local unions without an international as “Federal Labor Unions,” meaning they were AFL directly affiliated. 

w 1901 officers - Thomas Sylvester Dennis – first President; Charter members included:

Thomas S. Dennis, Ed Trunk, R. Thompson, W. Collins, John Torris, Fred Fisher & John Scanlin

w April 27, 1903 Sewer workers organized in this union strike to win a pay increase from $1.25 a day to $1.75

w April 1903 – International Hod Carriers & Building Laborers Union (AFL) organized.

w In 1908, the Peoria organized “Hod Carriers & Building Laborers Union,” 400 members strong, voted to affiliate with the International Hod Carriers & Building Laborers Union of North America.

w In 1913 this Peoria union affiliated with the Hod Carriers (LiUNA), founded in 1903.

w As World War I ended, Peoria-area trades pushed to expand members.  Local 165 added 100 new members in 1919, 58 in 1920.

w LEADERSHIP

w Charles Barden, former business manager for Local 165, was killed in a motorcycle accident in August 1938, while working as a park policeman.

w Peoria Building & Trades delegates 1938 - Earl Metzger, Robert Schlauchter, W.A. Woods

w Peoria Building & Trades officers 1938 included Joe McGrane, Local 165, Vice-President

w 1942 officers

Milton Hasty, business manager,

Ralph Perilless, assistant business manager,

Joseph Lynal, President,

Thomas Bambrough, Vice-President,

George Losh, Financial Secretary,

William Bambrough, recording secretary,

George Benn, sergeant-at-arms,

Trustees: Nick Trunk, C.T. “Swede” Erickson &

Joseph Hodges

Exec. Board: Jude Hill, Ralph Metts       

w 1950 officers

 George Losh, William Bambrough, Frank Perilless, Harry Hagemer;  Joseph McGrane, Cooney James, Zeke Closen, C.T. “Swede” Erickson

w In politics: 1937 - 165 member & officer Joe McGrane runs for city clerk.

w In the community:

May 1938 – 165 members Leonard Buckingham, and Kenneth Eber Lee, who was working under the name of Ted Smith, awarded a Carnegie Medal for rescuing assistant engineer Harry Opper from a pit at Hiram-Walker. Lee died during the rescue

w 1942 -World War II – “Laborers have 125 men in service”

w Wages: 1935 – 75 cents an hour (no benefits)

1939 – 87.5 cents an hour (no benefits)

1962 - $3.375 (no benefits)

1963 - $3.475 (no benefits)

1969 - $4.65 (40 cents for benefit)

1975 - $8.40

2013 $28.60 ($51.96 with benefits)

w Pension rates 1972 - 25 cents an hour

1973 – 35 cents an hour

1976 – 42 cents an hour

1977- 60 cents an hour

1980 – 65 cents an hour

1981 – 85 cents an hour

w 1939 – Over 1,000 Works Progress Administration (WPA)  workers strike, protesting not being paid union scale


Laborers Local 177
Jan 25, 2012

website: http://www.laborers177.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Laborers-Local-177/196350130394122

Laborers Local 177

515-265-5665

2121 Delaware Ave

Des Moines, IA 50317

Busines Manager: Ken Gwinn

Meeting first Thursday at 5 p.m.


Laborers Local 205
Jan 25, 2012

Laborers Local 205

(Indian Health Services)

PO Box 41

Timber Lake, SD 57656


Laborers Local 231
Jan 25, 2012

http://laborerslocal231.unionactive.com/

Laborers Local 231

P.O. Box 374

Pekin IL 61554

309-347-7106

Business Manager: Robert Schroeder

Meeting first Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.


Laborers Local 309
Jan 25, 2012

website: http://laborersunion309.com/

Laborers Local 309

2835 Sventh Ave

Rock Island IL 61201

309-786-5479

Business Manager: Brad Long

Meeting second Tuesday, 7 p.m.


Laborers Local 353
Jan 25, 2012

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Laborers Local 353

business manager: Tom Hayes

5806 Meredith Dr #E

Des Moines IA 50322

515-265-3131

Meetings fourth Tuesday at  7 p.m.


Laborers Local 362
Jan 25, 2012

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Laborers Local 362

309-828-4368

PO Box 3248

Bloomington IL 61702-3248

Business Manager: Anthony Penn

meets first Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.


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Laborers Local 393
Jan 25, 2012

web page: http://www.laborers393.com/

Business Manager: Kevin Dale

Laborers Local 393

Marseilles IL 61341

815-795-2829

Meets second Tuesday at 7 p.m.


Laborers Local 538
Jan 25, 2012

Laborers Local 538

Business Manager: Michael Tuthill

309-344-3515

118 W. Main St

E Galesburg IL 61430

Meets the first Monday at 7:30 p.m.


Laborers Local 620
Jan 25, 2012

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Laborers Local 620

business Manager: Pete Bardeson

606 N Kiwanis Ave

Sioux Falls Sd 57104

605-330-0205

Meets the first Thursday at 7:30 pm


Laborers Local 727
Jan 25, 2012

Laborers Local 727

Business Manager: Ken Diehl

768 Bloody Gulch Road

Dixon IL 61021

815-284-2049

Meets the first Thursday at 7 p.m.


Laborers Local 751
Jan 25, 2012

website: http://www.liuna.org/local751

facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Laborers-Local-751/120448144699596

Laborers Local 751

Business Manager: Steve Pfingsten

1390 Stanford Dr.

Kankakee IL 60901

815-932-1726

Meets the first Thursday at 7 p.m.


Laborers Local 996
Jan 25, 2012

facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Laborers-Local-No-996/134088253309642

Laborers Local 996

Business Manager: Bill Bollinger

PO Box 410

Roanoke IL 61561

309-923-3211

Meets on the first Tuesday at 8 p.m.


Laborers Local 1140
Jan 25, 2012

website: http://www.laborers1140.org/

Laborers Local 1140

5626 Sorensen Parkway

Omaha, Nebraska

Business Manager: Ron Kaminski

402-573-7878

Meets the second Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Sisters of Union Laborers (SOUL): facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Laborers-Local-43/117652831634038?ref=ts#!/groups/soulmail/

 




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