Chance Connection, Big Opportunity

November 30, 2022 Lisa Flesher, Service Rep, LiUNA! 1611 WHEN LISA FLESHER was 18, she wrote an essay about her life for a high school assignment. She detailed her parents’ breakup, her mom’s descent into drug addiction and sex work, being in and out of foster care...

Help for members with mental health and substance use challenges

October 6, 2022 THE OPIOID CRISIS has taken an especially hard toll on the building and construction industry, and it is likely that everyone in the industry knows someone who has been affected by the crisis. “It’s widely acknowledged, and the numbers show, that the...

Don’t just join a union, participate in it!

September 12, 2022 JOINING A UNION OPENS the door to a world of better pay, benefits and working conditions. And walking through that door and actually getting involved in union work brings even more possibilities. There are all kinds of ways to participate in union...