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Jul 31, 2014, 15:35 ET
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U.S. House Vote on Highway Trust Fund Kicks the Can Down the Road, Turns Back on American Jobs and Safety

 Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement...

Jul 29, 2014, 19:29 ET
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The U.S. Senate Shows Courage and Leadership With Push for Long-Term, Full-Investment Highway Bill This Year

Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today...

Jul 15, 2014, 17:49 ET
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Congress Should Have Courage to Make Our Roads and Bridges Safe, Protect Jobs, By Fixing the Highway Trust Fund Crisis, Rather Than Duct-Taping Problem

Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, on the Status of Highway Bill Reauthorization in Congress

 Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement...

Jun 18, 2014, 13:00 ET
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"It's Time to End the Pothole Penalty"

Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today...

Jun 16, 2014, 09:11 ET
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"Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" Tour Begins; Highlights America's Failing Roads and Bridges and Critical Need for Congress to Pass a Long-Term, Full-Investment Highway Bill

The "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" school bus tour kicked off today at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, with a real school bus...

Jun 12, 2014, 16:49 ET
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As Highway Trust Fund Nears Collapse, Poll Shows a Majority of Americans Worry About Unsafe Conditions

As the Highway Trust Fund nears collapse, a new national random-sample survey released today shows that a majority of Americans are worried about...

Jun 02, 2014, 14:25 ET
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"Gimmicks Will Not Address the Dire Situation of Our Roads and Bridges"

Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today...

Nov 05, 2013, 22:59 ET
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Boston Elects "Working Class Hero" to Mayor's Office

 Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – and Armand E. Sabitoni,...

Aug 21, 2013, 11:46 ET
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Sunday: CNN Spotlighting Union Struggle to Save the Middle Class

Oscar-nominated Film Maker Takes Viewers "Inside" the Life of LIUNA Worker The final installment of Inside Man, airing this Sunday at 10 pm...

Aug 02, 2013, 12:24 ET
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July Jobs Report: Work Increases, but Wages Remain Stagnant

Today's jobs report shows July construction industry unemployment decreasing to 9.1% from 9.8% in June, the lowest rate in five years, according...

Jul 24, 2013, 15:13 ET
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Obama Speech: Construction Workers Ready to Answer Call for Middle Class Support

 In response to President Obama's major speech today on jobs and the economy, Laborers' International Union of North America General President...

Jul 19, 2013, 11:16 ET
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Alert: LIUNA Urges House to Oppose Committee-Passed, Piecemeal Immigration Bills

Construction Workers Union Ramps Up Support for Comprehensive Reform  Just a week after rallying with more than a thousand comprehensive...

Jul 18, 2013, 16:34 ET
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LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan Praises Tom Perez for Labor Secretary Confirmation

 Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America – issued the following statement on...

Jul 17, 2013, 15:45 ET
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Statement of LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan:

"Threat of Maryland Water Disruption Highlights the Result of the Failure to Care for Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure"  With more...

Jul 05, 2013, 14:08 ET
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June Jobs Report Shows Progress But Not Full Potential

"It's time to make infrastructure investment a national priority" Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers'...

Jun 27, 2013, 16:51 ET
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LIUNA Praises Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

 LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan made the following statement on the passage of comprehensive immigration reform by the U.S....

Jun 27, 2013, 14:58 ET
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LIUNA on Foxx Confirmation as Transportation Secretary

LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – issued the following statement on today's confirmation of Anthony Foxx as...

Jun 25, 2013, 17:08 ET
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Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, On President Obama's Initiative to Combat Global Warming

The Laborers' International Union of North America applauds President Obama for putting forth a climate change agenda that will help reduce...

Jun 07, 2013, 15:48 ET
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Lackluster Hiring in May Shows Intensifying Need for Infrastructure Investment

 Today's jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a net gain of just 175,000 jobs last month, increasing the national...