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2012-03-14 15:51:00

New Hard-Hitting Media Campaign with Provocative Radio Ads, Direct Mail and "Emergency Bridge Repair Team" Truck Urges Rep. Boehner to Take Immediate Action on Highway Bill WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement on the U.S. Senate's passage of a two-year, $109 billion Highway Bill: (Logo:...

2012-03-13 11:33:00

New Ad, "Russian Roulette," Up In Ohio; "Emergency Bridge Repair Team" Truck to Travel State; "How to Survive a Collapsing Bridge: Inspired By House Speaker John Boehner" Mailed to Voters WASHINGTON, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - today dramatically intensified its effort to pressure the House Republican leadership to pass a bipartisan Highway Bill that protects jobs-creating investment in the nation's roads...

2012-03-09 13:12:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the addition of 227,000 jobs to the overall economy last month, the latest construction jobs numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor reveal that unemployment in the construction industry remains high at 17.1 percent. Nationwide, 1.4 million construction workers are still looking for work. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO ) Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA,...

2012-03-08 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The General Executive Board of LIUNA - the Laborers International Union of North America - has endorsed Barack Obama for a second term as President. The endorsement comes after a unanimous vote of the union's board on Wednesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "President Obama has earned a second term as President," said Terry O'Sullivan, LIUNA General President. "Despite unprecedented and...

2012-03-05 10:00:00

Through the networking power of Construction Connection, recruiters find exact hiring matches. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 A New York labor support company expressed gratitude for an exceptional job fulfillment experience with Construction Connection. Construction Connection, the rapidly growing online community of construction industry professionals, offers a variety of resources and networking opportunities for construction employees and businesses. ConstructionConnection.com...

2012-02-15 20:41:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission passed a resolution honoring Ron Myers for his distinguished career working for the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/DC54639 ) Ron Myers worked as a Laborer from 1972 to 1989. During this time, Myers specialized in sinking shafts, including one project with Cementation USA, Inc. in San Manuel, AZ that went down...

2012-02-03 11:36:00

Congress Can Help Close the Jobs Deficit with a Highway Bill that Fully Invests in America's Roads, Bridges and Transit Systems WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan made the following statement on today's U.S. Labor Department jobs report, which showed unemployment in the construction industry rising from 16 percent in December to 17.7 percent in January as those looking for work outpaced the 21,000 new construction jobs...

2012-01-27 09:28:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan issued the following statement in reaction to the passage of so-called right to work legislation by the Indiana Legislature: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) By ramming through so-called right to work legislation against the will of the people, the corporate-controlled GOP majority in the Indiana Legislature has taken a stand for lower living standards for...

2012-01-25 11:28:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement in response to President Obama's State of the Union address: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) At a time when 1.3 million construction workers are still jobless, we are particularly encouraged by the President's ideas to create jobs in one of the economy's hardest hit...

2012-01-20 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - said today it has left the BlueGreen Alliance in response to job-killing attacks on the Keystone XL pipeline by some of the alliance's labor and environmentalist members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka recently said there was a divide in the labor movement over this project," LIUNA General President Terry...