SENCo Lincoln District Clean Up

South End Neighborhood Council is looking for volunteers to help clean up the Lincoln District on February 9, 2024. We will meet at 3 PM. For more information, Contact Anthony Johnson at 253-383-1493 ext. 6 to volunteer and receive more information about this event.



W. Vernie Reed Memorial Scholarship applications now available!

Apply Now!

W. Vernie Reed Scholarship:
A scholarship program for certain members of the Laborers’ International Union has been established as a living memorial to the late W. Vernie Reed, General Secretary-Treasurer of the International Union.

Through the generosity of Brother Reed’s friends and associates, a self perpetuating fund will provide a program of yearly scholarships to assist eligible worthy students in furthering their four (4) year undergraduate education. The first award was made in the Spring of 1981. Scholarships are usually awarded before July.

For 2022:
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce it will be awarding the following scholarships:

  • One $6,000 scholarship...


January 2022 Union Meeting

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

When: Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 6 p.m. (login begins at 5:30 p.m.)

Where: Click Here To Join Zoom Meeting

Dial in: 253-215-8782

Meeting ID: 852 4044 6604

Passcode: 660953

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


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...


Brother Justin Baker Given Governor's Lifesaving Award

Last week, Brother Justin Baker was awared the Governor's Lifesaving Award. Justin's actions on the jobsite saved the life of his coworker.

From the Washington State Governor's Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board, and the Department of Labor & Industies:

TUMWATER — No one leaves for work thinking they’ll soon be faced with a life-threatening situation, and none of us really knows how we would react until it happens.

Today, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) and the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board are honoring 14 heroic Washington workers as part of the 70th annual Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference.

“You never ...


Infrastructure: ACT NOW!

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Your calls, emails, and postcards to Congress are making a difference. Thank you! But we need one more push. The House promised us a vote on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill tomorrow - Thursday, September 30.

Make sure Congress keeps their promise. Urge your Representative to vote YES on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill NOW. Our jobs and our nation's infrastructure must not be held hostage while debate continues on the House reconciliation package.

It is urgent that you click the link above and/or call your Representative TODAY at (202) 224-3121 and ask them to pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill now.

Please watch the video, share it with your friends, and take...


Statement of LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan on the Death of Richard Trumka

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

I was shocked and saddened by the death of my friend and brother, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. The world has lost a true working-class warrior, a prophetic voice for justice, and a champion of the powerless and the dispossessed. A third-generation coal miner who became the youngest leader of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), Rich never forgot where he came from, never forgot the value of hard work and those who do it, and knew that working people, from mine workers to Laborers to ...


Pre-Apprenticeship Training in Pierce and Thurston Counties

Do you know someone who would benefit from pre-apprenticeship training in Pierce or Thurston County?

ANEW and WorkSource are co-sponsoring events in Pierce (March) and Thurston (April) counties.

These are excellent opportunities for adults 18 years and older to get hands on training at no cost!

More information is on our Facebook page.

Watch this introduction to pre-apprenticeship training classes for more information.


2020 General Election Endorsements

Ballots will be placed in the mail beginning October 16.
You can go to to check your voter status and find the ballot drop box near you.



19th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

Washington, D.C. (September 11, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today:

"It was 19 years ago today, on September 11, that terrorists attacked our nation in a vicious and cowardly assault, killing nearly 3,000 men and women. We will never forget the tragic events of that day or the victims and the families of those who perished. Likewise, we will always remember and honor the heroes — those who responded, cleaned up and rebuilt the World Trade Center and our Pentagon. While many fled, they raced toward the disaster, risked their lives and many suffered de...