Local 169 News

Recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers

Recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers

Download this document as a PDF The Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) recognizes that LIUNA signatory employers are committed to ensuring the safety and health of their workforce, including taking the appropriate steps to limit the spread of...

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Coronavirus Updates: Local 169 Information and Resources

Coronavirus Updates: Local 169 Information and Resources

***UPDATE: the Union Meeting on Thursday, March 26 has been canceled and all training has been canceled until April 20th.*** Construction is considered to be an essential business.  While Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak has shut down all non-essential businesses...

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Apply to the 2020 W. Vernie Reed Scholarship by June 1

Apply to the 2020 W. Vernie Reed Scholarship by June 1

NOTICE: Since the Coronavius (COVID-19) has affected many throughout the Northwest Region, we have extended the deadline for applications to be received from April 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: To be considered for the W. Vernie Reed Scholarship,...

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Training Available to Prep for Commercial Driver Licenses

Training Available to Prep for Commercial Driver Licenses

If you wish to drive a commercial motor vehicle, you’ll need a Commercial Driver License (CDL). Obtaining a CDL is a smart move for any union member because contractors need employees that have the commercial driver license. “It’s going to make our union members more...

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Popularity of Unions Surge Across All Political Parties

Popularity of Unions Surge Across All Political Parties

  Over the past decade, approval of labor unions has surged by about 16-17 percentage points across all parties. Democrats are still more likely to support unions, with approval standing at around 80 percent among self-identified party supporters. A little under...

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