Our blog section contains press releases issued by LECET, original writings on projects being built by LIUNA members and their contractors and pieces on the activities of LIUNA and their affiliated offices. We also post articles written by some of our friends. Take a look at the latest.

Training in the Age of COVID-19

MAY 27, 2020

The Greater Kansas City Construction Laborers Training Fund stopped classes as soon as the social distancing request from the states of Kansas and Missouri came into effect. Training fund board members stopped training for most of the trades. How would classes be held if the class sizes had to be reduced? How would on-the-job training take place at a distance?...

HEROES Act with Pension Protections Key to Pandemic Response and Recovery

MAY 15, 2020

Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement on H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES Act), which passed in the House on May 15, 2020: LIUNA commends Speaker Pelosi and the U.S. House on today’s passage of the HEROES Act, which will provide critical...