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2013-08-21 12:25:26

Oscar-nominated Film Maker Takes Viewers "Inside" the Life of LIUNA Worker WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final installment of Inside Man, airing this Sunday at 10 pm eastern on CNN, will focus on the real lives of those helping tow the line for America's middle class. Supersize Me star Morgan Spurlock, the series host, will interview long-time construction organizer Chaz Rynkiewicz about some of the challenges facing organized labor across the country. (Logo:...

2013-08-02 12:24:17

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "Workers in the construction industry are finally starting...

2013-07-19 12:25:12

Construction Workers Union Ramps Up Support for Comprehensive Reform WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just a week after rallying with more than a thousand comprehensive immigration reform supporters outside the Capitol building, the Laborers' International Union of North America is reaching out directly to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. On behalf of more than 500,000 construction workers, LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan sent a letter,...

2013-07-17 16:23:06

"Threat of Maryland Water Disruption Highlights the Result of the Failure to Care for Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure" WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 150,000 metro Washington families and businesses narrowly escaping water loss due to an apparently faulty water main, LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan made the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) The threatened water disruption in the...

2013-06-27 16:26:11

"A historic step forward for our nation's 11 million aspiring citizens" WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan made the following statement on the passage of comprehensive immigration reform by the U.S. Senate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "LIUNA has long been a fierce advocate for fair and far-reaching immigration reform that strengthens our borders, provides a clear and concise path to...

2013-06-27 16:20:29

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - issued the following statement on today's confirmation of Anthony Foxx as U.S. Transportation Secretary. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "LIUNA - the men and women who proudly build America - congratulate Secretary Foxx on his confirmation and look forward to working with him to address our nation's many transportation challenges while...

2013-06-25 16:23:08

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Laborers' International Union of North America applauds President Obama for putting forth a climate change agenda that will help reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and move our country toward energy independence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) The men and women of LIUNA are ready to get back to work building a cleaner and more sustainable energy future. By investing in new technologies,...

2013-05-24 12:20:33

"Our Nation's Approach to Transportation Infrastructure is Functionally Obsolete" WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, made the following statement today regarding the collapse of the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington State: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) Our nation's approach to transportation infrastructure is functionally obsolete. How many more bridges must...

2013-05-17 08:21:06

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - issued the following statement on yesterday's confirmation of Ernest J. Moniz as U.S. Secretary of Energy: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "America is on the cusp of an energy renaissance. Conservation, technological innovation and the utilization of a wide range of energy resources have put us on track to...

2013-05-10 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As long-term shareholders of Hess Corp., we are deeply concerned about the future of our company. It was with this concern that a LIUNA benefit fund filed a shareholder proposal last November asking the Board of Directors to adopt a policy that the chairman be independent. We are pleased to hear that the company has adopted our proposal and we look forward to continuing to work with Hess leadership on good governance, executive compensation...