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Revenge of #KeystoneXL: labor union starts donating to Republicans

Last Friday at the White House, President Obama finally did what he’s wanted to do for many years: kill the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would have safely carried Canadian crude to ports along the Gulf of Mexico. 388 more words



Hill: “The main union for construction workers is accusing President Obama of throwing them “under the bus” by rejecting the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) is one of the few labor unions that broke with the majority of Democrats and supported the project, which Obama rejected Friday after a seven-year review.” 167 more words


What is a Labourer?

Construction & Specialized Workers Union Labourers duties are very diverse, including preparing and cleaning construction sites, moving materials and equipment, performing demolition, excavation and compaction activities. 295 more words

Construction Industry

A May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights in San Jose 2015

On Friday, May 1, 2015 I went to the May Day march in San Jose for worker and immigrant rights. It was a fun day. I took half a day off of work and drove straight to San Jose. 474 more words

Portland Demands a Raise: PDX Joins the Fight for Fifteen Global Day of Action

We don’t live in the world we were promised.

With hard work we could achieve dreams, the kind of which our parents never could have seen. 2,409 more words


Anonymous hotline set up to identify culprit in noose incidents

Chrysler held workplace meetings Wednesday and has set up a hotline for anonymous tips after three ropes tied into nooses were found at the Windsor Assembly Plant in recent days. 411 more words


Union Members Campaign for Dakota Access Pipeline

DES MOINES, Iowa – Members of the Laborers Union International, or LiUNA, Local 353 delivered letters to the Iowa Utilities Board supporting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Across Iowa.   390 more words