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Mar 21, 2017, 17:00 ET LIUNA Mourns the Death of Martin McGuinness

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


Apr 26, 2016, 01:59 ET Rejection of New York's Constitution Pipeline Derails Clean Power Progress & Affordable Energy

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


Apr 19, 2016, 08:20 ET Laborers' Union and ARCSA Sign Historic Agreement for Safe Water Management

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


Dec 18, 2015, 02:02 ET Statement of LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan on Congressional Passage of Omnibus Spending Bill

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


Nov 06, 2015, 01:22 ET On Keystone: The President Has Thrown Working People Under the Bus of His Legacy

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


Sep 29, 2015, 06:22 ET Secretary Clinton Announces Support for Repeal of Cadillac Tax

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


Sep 22, 2015, 08:02 ET "Green" Tea Party Kills Blue Collar Jobs; Statement from LIUNA

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


Jun 25, 2015, 04:07 ET Supreme Court's ACA Ruling Opportunity for Congress to Stop the Obama Administration's Pick-Pocketing of Working People

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


Jun 09, 2015, 11:39 ET Investors Urge Annual Elections for Willbros Board Following Continued Mismanagement and Financial Losses

Today at the Willbros Group (NYSE – WG) annual meeting, an investor-led proposal filed by the Northern Nevada Laborers' Trust Funds, one of LIUNA's...


May 13, 2015, 12:18 ET LIUNA Joins Elected and Business Leaders in Call for Congress to Invest in Critical Infrastructure and Save Lives, Create Jobs

At a news conference with elected officials, business leaders and infrastructure advocates, Terry O'Sullivan, the General President of the Laborers'...


Apr 20, 2015, 02:41 ET Hundreds of LIUNA Members to Descend on Capitol for Lobby Day to Press Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress to Work on Key Priorities

Hundreds of LIUNA leaders from across the nation and dozens of Congressional districts will descend on Washington this week in a bipartisan push for...


Apr 10, 2015, 06:16 ET LIUNA: Willbros Watchdog Website Launched, Coalition Calls for Management Accountability

TNL Strategies Group, a combined effort of LIUNA Corporate Affairs and IBT Capital Strategies that provides information to a group of pension funds...


Mar 04, 2015, 05:07 ET Laborers' Union Applauds FERC Decision on AIM Project, Supports Good Jobs Building New England's Energy Future

The New England Region of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA) applauds the decision of FERC to move Spectra Energy's Algonquin ...


Feb 11, 2015, 04:32 ET Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, On Expected Veto of Legislation Approving Keystone XL Pipeline

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...


Feb 03, 2015, 05:01 ET Immigration Reform and Homeland Security: Statement of LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan

We are proud that Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Senate rejected the attempt to hold the Department of Homeland Security hostage in order to...


Jan 26, 2015, 12:06 ET In Communities Across the Nation, LIUNA Members are Helping to Win Support For Projects That Help Build A Strong Energy Future

In just the past week, more than 200 LIUNA members turned out to voice support for energy projects that build good, family-supporting construction...


Jan 21, 2015, 02:00 ET Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, On the President's State of the Union Remarks

The half-million working men and women of LIUNA applaud the President's State of the Union remarks calling on lawmakers to address income equality,...


Jan 20, 2015, 02:21 ET LIUNA Training and Apprenticeship Leads Mother to Family-Supporting Construction Career - and a Seat With the First Lady During the State of the Union Speech

LeDaya Epps built a family-supporting construction career through LIUNA's training and apprenticeship program – and tonight she will find herself...


Dec 11, 2014, 08:35 ET "Textbook Example of Why the American People Have Virtually No Faith in or Respect for Congress"

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


Dec 09, 2014, 05:59 ET 'Congress Believes Robbery is Easy When No One is Looking'

Congressional negotiators are said to be considering a drastic increase on insurance premiums paid by multiemployer pension plans to the Pension...


Dec 04, 2014, 05:04 ET LIUNA: Exorbitant Increase of PBGC Multiemployer Insurance Premium Is Attack on Seniors, Robbing Them of What They Worked for Their Entire Lives

LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – today urged Congress to reject a proposal which would dramatically increase insurance...


Nov 18, 2014, 07:05 ET "Senate Democrats Assault on the Working Class"

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


Nov 04, 2014, 04:29 ET Michigan LIUNA Members Welcome Start of Federal Review Process for Rover Pipeline

Michigan LIUNA members today welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announcement setting public hearings for the 800-mile Rover natural...


Jul 31, 2014, 03:35 ET 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 today regarding the...


Jul 29, 2014, 07:29 ET 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 regarding...