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Final Decision of LIUNA Special Hearings Panel Regarding Election Protest at Local Union 78

Brothers and Sisters: On September 17, we received the final decision from the LIUNA Special Hearings Panel regarding the Election Protest at Local 78. The decision was reviewed and approved by the General President in accordance with the International Union Constitution, Article VIII, §2 (a-vii). The entire decision can be read by CLICKING HERE or by clicking on the thumbnail below. A brief summary of the decision follows: "Following a July 27, 2021 notice, a [...]

2021-09-21T21:22:58+00:00September 21st, 2021|

Join Us at the Annual Labor Mass & Banner Procession Sept. 8

Brothers and Sisters, please join us this Wednesday, September 8 at St. Patrick's Cathedral for the annual Labor Mass and Banner Procession. The banner procession will begin promptly at 3:30 PM The Labor Mass will begin promptly at 4 PM. For more information, call 212-604-9552. We look forward to seeing you and celebrating the dignity of the worker together.

2021-09-02T21:33:37+00:00September 2nd, 2021|

Local 78 June 2021 Virtual Membership Meeting

Dear Brothers and Sisters: Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are continuing to hold our monthly membership meetings virtually. Our June 29, 2021 regular membership meeting will be held virtually via Zoom video conferencing, beginning at 5 PM. In accordance with LIUNA by-laws, we must confirm that all meeting participants are members in good standing with the Local. ⚠️ ALL MEMBERS WISHING TO ATTEND THE MEETING MUST REGISTER BY 3 PM ON JUN. 29. Registrations submitted after 3 [...]

2021-06-26T21:09:11+00:00June 26th, 2021|

Local 78 Stands with Staten Island DA McMahon

The Mason Tenders District Council Political Action Committee (MTDC PAC) and Local 78 stand together with Staten Island District Attorney Michael McMahon.

2021-06-09T14:37:52+00:00June 9th, 2021|

May 2021 Dues Payment Extension

⚠️ ATTENTION Local 78 Members:   Due to Memorial Day observances, our May 2021 dues payment deadline will be EXTENDED until Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

2021-05-20T21:13:21+00:00May 20th, 2021|

Legal Services Benefit Information

The following video explains—in English, Polish, Spanish and Russian—the details of a new benefit being offered to Local 78 Members. Local 78 New Member Benefit from The Laborers Union on Vimeo. English Transcript: Business Manager Gruchacz: "Brothers and sisters, I hope you are well and staying safe as we continue to navigate to this challenging times. I want to talk to you about a new benefit that Local 78 is establishing for its members. "There [...]

2021-03-23T17:27:04+00:00March 13th, 2021|

Local 78 Hiring Hall Rules

Brothers and Sisters: Please find below links to our Local 78 Hiring Hall Rules and Out of Work List (OWL) Referral Form. Both the Hiring Hall Rules and the Out of Work Referrals are effective as of March 1, 2021. Members are kindly asked to download and read the hiring hall rules, in their entirety; and to download, fill out and return the OWL Referral Form, with copies of all applicable licenses, as soon as [...]

2021-03-13T22:23:46+00:00February 26th, 2021|

Local 78 COVID-19 Office Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters of Local 78, Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, it is our ethical responsibility to limit in-person visits to the office. For necessary visits please, make an appointment via phone 212-227-4803 for Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. All payments are done via phone or your E-Local account. Limit of 4 people in the lobby Thank you for understanding and stay safe! Queridos hermanos y hermanas del Local 78, Debido al brote [...]

2021-02-13T19:56:00+00:00February 13th, 2021|

Termination of Supervision

English • Español • Polskie • pусский Brothers & Sisters: We are excited to share the following excellent news with you from our General President, Terry O'Sullivan: Effective February 5, 2021, the supervision of Local 78 has been lifted! Control over the affairs, assets and property of Local 78 has been returned to our officers and members. Please take a moment to read General President O'Sullivan's full letter: English • Español • Polskie • pусский

2021-02-08T19:51:39+00:00February 8th, 2021|

Local 78 Offices Reopening

⚠️ ATTENTION MEMBERS:   Our offices at 11-17 43rd Ave., LIC will be REOPENING tomorrow, Feb. 8, 2021 at 8 AM.   Business will resume as normal prior to the closure.   Members with questions should call the main office: 212-227-4803.   Thank you for understanding and please stay safe.

2021-02-07T17:12:56+00:00February 7th, 2021|
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