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A union helps neutralize pay discrimination.

For women in a union, the weekly pay advantage is 32% over non-union women in the workforce.
For Hispanic union workers, the weekly pay advantage is 42%.
For African American union workers, the weekly pay advantage is 33%.

Know Your Rights

How to Form a Union

Union members have a say about pay, benefits, working conditions and how their jobs get done.

When you and your co-workers come together to form a union, you get the right to negotiate with your employer over wages, benefits and working conditions.

How to Form a Union

What Unions Do

Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t in unions.

Building Worker Power

Collective Bargaining

Safer Worksplace

Voice on the job

Union Member's Benefits

Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t in unions.

Pension, Health & Welfare

Member Discounts

What We Care About

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.

Wage Theft

Wage theft is a rampant problem in the non-union construction industry and it drives down standards for all workers.

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Immigration

We are a nation of citizens. Citizenship unites us and can strengthen our unions.

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Hire Local

LIUNA has ramped up efforts to train local workers and joined with social justice allies to push for progressive legislation to create good jobs for local residents in cities around the country.

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Social security and retirement

Social security and a defined-benefit pension plan have long been the foundation of a secure retirement.

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Best Trainings

With dozens of courses that open the door to new opportunities and provide members with valuable skills.

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Affordable Care Act

LIUNA believes in access to affordable healthcare benefits for all working people.

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