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2014-07-31 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding the rejection by the U.S. House of the Senate version of HR 5021: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO Some in Congress today demonstrated yet another example of their lack of courage, lack of will, and lack of integrity, when the House of Representatives once again...

2014-07-29 20:20:31

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding passage of an amendment in the U.S. Senate pushing for a long-term, full-investment Highway Bill this year: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO The U.S. Senate has shown the courage America needs to begin making our roads and bridges safe and to protect good jobs....

2014-07-25 23:02:27

Third year apprentice Eli Ward speaks on the growing opportunities for young people in construction work at the Construction Industry Institute’s 2014 Conference. Indianapolis (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Construction Industry Institute (CII), a highly regarded organization dedicated to best practices in the construction industry, hosted their 2014 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 20-23, 2014. The conference was attended by over 500 of the construction industry’s most...

2014-07-21 12:26:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The abrupt layoffs of 300 employees of Lamar Construction without notice; and according to various news reports, without their last week of pay is a callous reminder of the disregard some contractors have for their work force. According to Ironworkers North Central States District Council President Colin Millard, "The Ironworkers union is working with solid contractors who have positions immediately available for these laid...

2014-07-15 20:20:13

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding the passage of a short-term patch to the Highway Trust Fund in the U.S. House: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO While America should be relieved that Congress appears to be moving to prevent a complete collapse of the Highway Trust Fund next month, law-makers have...

2014-06-25 12:21:05

"With the Jobs and the Safety of Americans at Risk, Congress Must Feel Compelled to Act" WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today on the status of Highway Bill reauthorization in Congress: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO With the jobs and the safety of Americans at risk, Congress must feel compelled to act on a...

2014-06-18 12:23:17

Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, on Bi-Partisan Legislation to Adjust the Gas Tax and Protect the Highway Trust Fund WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding introduction of legislation by Sens. Murphy and Corker to address the failing Highway Trust Fund:...

2014-06-16 08:21:14

Multi-State Tour Begins at Shuttered I-495 Bridge In Delaware, Continues for Six Weeks Through Nation's Heartland, Before Ending at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 which has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional...

2014-06-02 16:20:37

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding the proposal by some House Republicans to patch the Highway Trust Fund: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO The idea of robbing the U.S. Postal Service to provide another duct-tape fix to our nation's critical transportation infrastructure would damage both Americans...

2014-03-03 12:24:45

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldLens today announced the official launch of their mobile field management application designed to help construction professionals effectively document, assign, and manage jobsite issues using any smartphone, tablet or the Web. FieldLens is the first and only social media technology developed specifically for the construction industry that enables entire project teams to instantly connect and collaborate with one another. Everyone on the jobsite,...


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