Whether it’s in the workplace or in the classroom, the skills apprentices gain lead to challenging, rewarding and profitable jobs in an industry that provides tremendous opportunities.

LIUNA Members and What we do

We are the men and women who do the hard, dangerous and sometimes dirty work of building our countries. LIUNA members are on the forefront of the construction and energy industries. 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.

Members of LIUNA are experienced Construction Craft Laborers that rely on a diverse set of skills, performed on a wide variety of jobsites. LIUNA members build roads, bridges, tunnels, transit and energy systems as well as work on demolition and renovation projects. Members assist in the construction and maintenance of power plants and substations, dig trenches for lines, and repair roads after line installation, and build supporting infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines. Members are skilled in general construction, concrete placement, roadway construction, site preparation, pipelaying, erosion control, hoisting and rigging, OSHA safety, permit-required confined space, rough terrain forklift operation, trenching and excavation safety, erecting turbines, and solar panel installation. LIUNA is also one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public employees, federal sector workers, and service contract workers.

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Those who can demonstrate construction skills may be initiated without having to participate in the apprenticeship program. Contact the affiliated LiUNA local closest to you, for more information on joining LiUNA where you live. Find a Local in Your Area