Born of strife and struggle, our members have been uniting for better lives since 1903.
We honor a heritage that began when courageous workers overcame hostility, threats and violence to join together for better lives. We honor that heritage through current struggles — being heard in government, raising standards for workers and employers on the job, and reaching out to a new generation of workers yearning for a better life.
The men and women of Laborers Local #264 do the hard, dangerous and sometimes dirty work of building our communities.
We are the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees.
Our members are on the forefront of the construction industry – which today is an economic powerhouse of 12 million working men and women who produce 5 percent of the gross domestic product of the U.S. and Canada.
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.
From the office of Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer AFL-CIO
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