News From: LIUNA

Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith Jr.: WCB Highlights (HBO Boxing)
by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 19, 2016

Organized Labor's Cinderella Man

On Saturday, December 17, Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. fought former multi-class champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins in Hopkins final fight.  After eight rounds,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 21, 2016

The skinny on union conventions

This week, two major unions are holding their union conventions. For those who are not in a union, a convention might seem a little nerdy or it might seem like one big party - but that couldn’t...

by Brian Young | on Jul 08, 2016

Christie costs thousands their jobs

Tradesmen and women in New Jersey are preparing for a work stoppage this week after Governor Chris Christie called for all public works projects to shut down for the next week.  The shutdown...

UCOMM Interview Joe Smith Jr
by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 01, 2016

A real life Cinderella Man

On June 18th, Laborers Local 66-member Joe Smith Jr. shocked the world by knocking out the WBC Light-Heavyweight International Champion Andrzej Fonfara just minutes into the first round.  The...

by Brian Young | on Feb 19, 2016

New weapon in arsenal of activism

The General Building and Construction Laborers Local 66 based on Long Island, NY has just added a new weapon in their arsonal of activism.  A recent purchase of an LED multi-media truck is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 17, 2015

Does anything good ever happen in Missouri?

At University of Missouri, the football players were not the only people angry at University President Tim Wolfe for dropping the N bomb toward the student body president, which has prompted national...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 27, 2015

Could this happen?

With a July 31st deadline for infrastructure spending to expire, the Laborers International Union of North America is urging Congress to pass a long term extension for the funding.  Laborers...

by Steve Flanagan | on Aug 28, 2013

Happy Labor Day Laborers Local 66 - The Building Trades Finest!

On behalf of the staff and officers, we would like to wish all the members and their families a very safe and happy Labor Day. Labor Day is the result of the labor movement, as is the 8 hour work day...