The Laborer

The Laborer

Latest Episodes

Episode 15
April 29, 2021

“Our coverage of WZSAW continues with the story of how the Laborers are taking safety issues and their understanding to our youth. Lights, action, camera on this edition of The Laborer.”

Episode 14
April 26, 2021

“Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is designed to be an open discussion about safety issues and the people they affect and Local 159 member Christy Wafford has a lot to say about it on this edition of The Laborer.”

LIUNA Local 459 Business Manager Eric Oller
August 21, 2020

Organized labor fuels the economic engine that is southwestern Illinois and LIUNA has an important part to play. We’re talking to LIUNA Local 459 Business Manager Eric Oller on this edition of The Laborer.

Episode 12
July 24, 2020

“Long-term health promotion and occupational safety and health programs mean happier, more fulfilling lives for Laborers and their families. We’ll talk with Midwest Region Laborers Health & Safety Director Kathy Utter on this edition of The Laborer.”

Episode 11
June 26, 2020

“With the biggest construction project in its history underway, Kansas City’s Laborers are working to make the city a better place to live and work. We’ll speak with LIUNA Local 264 Business Manager Reggie Thomas about KC’s new airport and the local’s ...

Episode 10
June 15, 2020

“Good paying union jobs for Laborers don’t grow on trees. It takes cooperation between LIUNA and our signatory contractors to create the opportunities for our members to go to work. We’ll talk with Randy Harris,

Episode 9
May 29, 2020

“Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Laborers throughout the region are essential workers and still working to improve our infrastructure. LIUNA Local 477 Business Manager Brad Schaive joins us to talk about his local and the future of organizing on this ep...

Episode 8
May 22, 2020

From Washington DC to your state capitol, workers rights are under attack. We’ll talk about LIUNA’s legislative agenda with Sean Stott, Director of Governmental Affairs for LIUNA Midwest Region on this edition of The Laborer.

Episode 7
May 22, 2020

As our country struggles through the worst health and economic crisis in a century, LIUNA Local 177 in Des Moines, Iowa is meeting the challenges head on. We’ll talk to Business Manager Mike Weckman on this edition of The Laborer.

Episode 6
May 15, 2020

LIUNA members are among the best trained and safest work forces in construction. From its humble beginnings to state of the art training facilities, we’ll look at the rise of LIUNA Training on this edition of The Laborer.