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Dec
02
Helping to feed our neighbors in Port Angeles

Earlier this week, Local 252 donated to the Port Angeles Food Bank.


These dollars are leveraged to purchase nutritious food for the community around Port Angeles.


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District Council Organizer Matthias Smith, a representative from Port Angeles Food Bank, and Local 252 Assistant Business Manager Chuck Moe



Nov
29
Let's work together to prevent suicide

The construction industry has one of the highest rates of sucide. Identifying the warning signs of sucidal behavior, and educating yourself about the resources available can help save lives.


This video can help you to recongnize these warning signs, and how you can respond.


Reach out to your area business agent to receive one of the packets mentioned. Let's work together to talk about these things, to promote good mental and physical health, and reduce the stigma of mental health issues.





Here are the resources discussed in the video:



National Suicide Lifeline 24/7: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Crisis Text Line: Text the word "HELLO" to 741741


Addiction Recovery Helpline: 1-866-789-1511


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Nov
15
November 2021 Union Meeting

Join your union brothers and sisters for our regular union meeting.


When: November 18, 2021 at 6 p.m. (login begins at 5:30 p.m.)


Where: Click here to connect to Zoom meeting


Dial in: 253-215-8782


Meeting ID: 847 1462 5255


Passcode: 262597


Admission to the meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 5:55 p.m., so we can verify membership and starte the meeting at 6:00 p.m.


Those participating via the zoom link or on the phone will be required to identify themselves with their first and last name to verify they are members in good standing.


Nov
12
Reminder: November Union Meeting 11/18

Brothers and sisters,


Our monthly union meeting has shifted to the third Thursday of the month beginning this month.


Post cards with login information are being sent to all current members.


See you November 18th!


Nov
08
Victory as Bipartisan infrastructure Bill Passes

VICTORY FOR LIUNA MEMBERS


House Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Paves Way for Hundreds of Thousands of Good Union Jobs


Washington, D.C. (November 5, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today:


Today’s long awaited vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the single greatest infrastructure investment in generations, is a victory for the hard-working men and women of LIUNA. The $1.2 trillion investment will restore our roads and bridges, our water systems, transit, and broadband with historic new investments....


Oct
29
Get your ballots in!

Ballots are out and due by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2.


You can mail your ballot, as long as it is postmarked by the USPS by Tuesday, or you can drop it off at a ballot dropbox near you.


Voting in elections is important every year. We use our union's power to elect officials who support our work, believe we have the right to come together to create safe work places with better pay and better benefits.


The below list of candidates are endorsed by Laborers' Local 252.


How you vote is up to you, we believe these candidates support our union's values.


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Oct
28
An Important Message from General President Terry O'Sullivan

Dear Brothers and Sisters,


We are hearing a vote on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, may happen TONIGHT. I appreciate everything you have done to get us to this point. This is a crucial moment, and so I must ask one more time....


Please make a call to Congress right now and urge your Representative to support the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, and to stop holding passage of the bill hostage. The time to pass this infrastructure bill is NOW! The number to call and ask for your Member of Congress is (202) 224-3121.


The advocacy of LIUNA members across the nation is EXTRAORDINARY. Please keep the effort up.




LIUNA Members Fighting For the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill





The Bipart...


Oct
08
October 2021 Union Meeting

Join your union brothers and sisters for our regular union meeting.


When: October 14, 2021 at 6 p.m.


Dial in: 253-215-8782

Meeting ID: 861 9509 4775

Passcode: 162986


Admission to the meeting ends at 5:55 p.m., so we can verify membership and start the meeting on time at 6:00 p.m.


Those participating via the zoom link or on the phone will be required to identify themselves with their first and last name to verify they are members in good standing.

Oct
06
A simple way to share about our apprenticeship

Want a simple way to share the power of a Laborers' apprenticeship in Western Washington?

Jeremy Clevenger, NW Laborers Apprenticeship Coordinator and Local 252 member breaks it down in this video:



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Be sure to share!



Oct
04
A message from LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan: "It's not over"





Dear Brothers and Sisters,


Congress has not yet voted for our Number #1 priority: INFRASTRUCTURE. Please continue to make phone calls, send emails, and share your story about why we need to create good construction jobs by passing the Bipartisan Infrstructure Bill.


Please make a call to Congress right now and urge your Representative to support the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, and to stop holding passage of the bill hostage. The time to pass this infrastructure bill is NOW! The number to call and ask for your Member of Congress is (202) 224-3121.


The advocacy of LIUNA members across the nation is EXTRAORDINARY. Please keep the effort up.


The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill is a b...


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