About Local 169
Local 169 represents over 1,600 workers in Northern Nevada, primarily in construction, including construction craft laborers, plaster hod carriers and brick hod carriers.
Our area of jurisdiction covers the State of Nevada except Clark and Lincoln counties, the town of Tonopah and the portions of Nye and Esmeralda counties lying south of Highway 6 in Central Nevada (see map).
Local 169 has a long history and was originally chartered directly with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in Reno in 1902, and later affiliated with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) in 1911.
Laborers’ Union Local 169 has its main office located at 570 Reactor Way, Reno, NV, 89502.
Local 169 members enjoy good wages and benefits that include family health insurance coverage, a locally based defined benefit pension plan, and an Apprenticeship and Training Program to improve the skills and safety of Union workers.
Construction Craft Laborers are the back bone of the construction industry and are often the first workers in and the last workers out on construction jobs.
Members of Local 169 enjoy the greatest opportunity for work in the Building Trades. This is a result of the great diversity of the types of work that are performed by Construction Craft Laborers.
We have strength in numbers. LiUNA members raise their voices by the thousands to push lawmakers to protect workplace rights. When unions are strong, America is strong.
to improving our contracts, benefits and job security. We fight for the salaries and benefits needed to support families. We protect members to grant the peace of mind to do your job.
LIUNA—the Laborers’ International Union of North America—is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees.
LIUNA members are on the forefront of the construction industry – a sector that is a powerhouse of 12 million workers producing 5 percent of our countries’ economic output.
A half-million strong, we are united through collective bargaining agreements which help us earn family-supporting pay, good benefits and the opportunity for advancement and better lives.