National Work Zone Awareness Week 2024.

We were honored to join our partners in work zone safety to launch National Work Zone Awareness Week 2024! NYS Laborers Health and Safety Director Frank Marchese Jr. spoke about the Laborers’ commitment to uplifting and protecting New York’s workers through safety training and policy. Representatives from the New York State Thruway Authority, the New […] Read More

HOPE LIVES – You Matter. Reach Out.

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Period. It’s time to cut through the noise and knock out the stigma. That’s why the NYS Laborers Health & Safety Trust Fund has launched HOPE LIVES, a campaign that puts mental health front and center and directs our membership to lifesaving and lifechanging resources. You’ll […] Read More

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

“There is always something to be thankful for.” We’re thankful for the South End Children’s Cafe’s incredible commitment to so many families in Albany, the opportunity to help prepare their special Thanksgiving dinner and for the support from the LIUNA New England Region and Feel the Care initiative to make a difference for deserving people […] Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022

Through thick and thin and back again – our union families stand strong together through the toughest times and during the hardest fights. Honored to show our support for those fighting breast cancer and for survivors during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Next Gen: Western NY Construction Career Days

– Earning a paycheck while you learn – Zero-cost education – A lifelong career – A family of union brothers and sisters. – And GOOD wages & benefits. What’s not to love?! We teamed up with Local 210 for the Western New York Construction Career Days to show high school students why becoming the ultimate […] Read More

Strong Unions Build Strong Communities – Local 621 and the Pink Pumpkin Project

We’re proud to join Local 621 in support of the The Pink Pumpkin Project, an incredible community organization that ensures nobody fighting breast cancer is fighting alone. Volunteers created and sold 2,022 beautifully decorated pink pumpkins to support the PPP’s mission to provide critical resources and comfort for those battling breast cancer. Strong unions build […] Read More

Stepping up to Serve, Ready to Rebuild

Our union is proud to work side by side with nonprofit HEART 9/11 to help those struggling in the aftermath of disaster. Currently, many of our members are putting their skills and knowledge to work in Puerto Rico assisting those impacted by Hurricane Fiona by repairing roofs, clearing debris and helping to create a safer […] Read More

Back to School with A Lift from the Laborers

We’re committed to helping kids kick of the school year with brand new backpacks and fresh supplies. It’s true that having those essentials on lock can make all the difference! We’re proud that, under LIUNA’s Feel the Care initiative, we have ability to create meaningful partnerships within the communities our members live and work in […] Read More

A Happy Mother’s Day from Locals 157 & 210!

Laborers’ Local 157 and Tri-Funds staff had the wonderful opportunity to visit Girls Inc. GCR, bringing along flowers to help the girls create beautiful bouquets to celebrate the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, mentors, teachers and strong women in their lives! Add “floral arranging” to the list of Local 157’s list of talents! Laborers = ultimate utility […] Read More

A Happy & Sweet Easter from the Laborers!

Happy to hop in and support the South End Children’s Cafe‘s efforts to ensure a happy and sweet Easter for deserving kids! Strong unions build strong communities, and we’re proud to partner up with such wonderful local organizations!

Proud to Support the Albany HS Robotics Team!

The Albany High School Robotics Team 1493, after taking second place in a regional competition, earned the opportunity to compete in Houston, Texas for a national title! Students are never responsible for the costs associated with participating on the team or travel. Eliminating financial barriers make it possible for all to participate, but also makes […] Read More

Local 17 – Pillows & PJs

A little extra warmth…a little extra comfort…a LOT of care for our communities. Our Pillows & PJs event at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center with Local 17, James Skoufis and Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson saw 612 pillows and 665 pairs of pajamas go home with families just in time for the holidays. Proud to support the […] Read More

A Helping Hand During the Holidays

This time of year can be financially challenging for so many members of our community, and we’re honored to be able to help uplift those in need. Under the LIUNA New England Feel the Care community outreach initiative, Tri-Funds staff created 35 Thanksgiving baskets packed with everything needed to prepare a nice meal, a gift […] Read More

Strong Unions Build Strong Communities

Saturdays are for family, and building up our communities! Health & Safety Executive Director Frank Marchese, Jr., his wife Jess and their son Jack attended the South End Children’s Cafe Harvest Fest and gave out school supplies, masks, hand sanitizer and toothbrushes to help ensure kids have a safe and healthy start to fall! And […] Read More

Feel the Care – Buffalo Pencil Boxes Donation

Huge thank you to our friends at Harvey Austin Buffalo Public School 97 for inviting us to their Ready Freddy Back 2 School BBQ! Our Health & Safety team handed out 100 pencil boxes to students to help make sure they have a strong, safe start to the school year!

Laborers’ Local 157 at Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region

We aren’t kidding when we say laborers have the skills to do it all! We joined Laborers’ Local 157 at Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region to show off our flower arranging expertise and help the girls create lovely bouquets to give to someone they love this Mother’s Day! HUGE s/o to our new […] Read More

South End Children’s Cafe and Connect Center for Youth

Strong UNIONS build strong COMMUNITIES! We had a blast stopping by South End Children’s Cafe and Connect Center for Youth to drop off some beautiful bouquets from Rizzo’s House of Flowers for kids to give to someone special for Mother’s Day! Proud to support the incredible work these organizations do! #FeelThePower #FeelTheCare

Connect Center for Youth in Cohoes

Stopped by Connect Center for Youth in Cohoes today for a tour and to drop off computer lab furniture, sports equipment, after school snacks and safety items. They’re doing incredible things in their community, and we’re honored to step up and help out. STRONG UNIONS BUILD STRONG COMMUNITIES! #FeelthePower #FeeltheCare

Laborers Local 190 and The Black Nurses Coalition

We’re proud to partner with Laborers Local 190 to provide The Black Nurses Coalition with supplies to keep THEM safe, and the people they’re serving. The Black Nurses Coalition is an incredible organization based in Albany that has been literally going door-to-door in underserved communities, registering HUNDREDS of eligible individuals for vaccine appointments—read more about […] Read More

Building Sanitizer Stands for Job Sites

75 more hand sanitizer stands ready to go! Health and Safety teamed up with Local 60 to build stands for job sites throughout NYC and Long Island. Always working for our members, and always stronger together! 

Health and Safety Bags

What do you do when a global pandemic keeps members away from a health fair? Bring the health fair to the members! Our Health & Safety Executive Director Frank and Health & Safety Specialist Harold (with an assist from PAC’s Amy!) packed bags to drop off members that’ll help keep them safe this summer! 

Stepping Up For Frontline Workers

Taking care of your mental health is always important—now more than ever. It was our absolute privilege to deliver lunch to the incredible St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester staff on the front lines doing this imperative work. We appreciate you! “On behalf of the staff of St. Vincent’s, we thank the Labor Assistance Professionals, LIUNA Local […] Read More

Feel The Care

Purposeful Giving + Active Engagement = Empowered Communities  Our union has always believed in working to effect positive change throughout the communities our members live and work in. As LIUNA members, we know that strong unions build strong communities, and creating meaningful partnerships with local and regional charitable organizations helps provide valuable assistance to those […] Read More