WELCOME TO LABORERS' LOCAL #373
Located in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we are a labor union that represents close to 2,000 workers in all phases of construction. Founded back in 1964, our union has been involved in some of the biggest projects in the area, including the airport, the new sports stadiums, skyscrapers, and countless other projects, both large and small.
Our jurisdiction covers Allegheny County. We are affiliated with the Laborers' District Council of Western Pennsylvania, a subsidiary of LiUNA(Laborers' International Union of North America). We also are affiliated with the local, state, and national Building Trades, as well as the local, state, and national AFL-CIO organization.
WHAT WE DO: We tend other building tradesman on large commercial projects, both public and private, as well as city, county, and private housing projects. Duties our members perform may include concrete work, forklift driving, scaffold building, etc... Our laborers are well-trained in the environmental field as well, servicing our asbestos removal, lead remediation, and hazardous waste contractors.
BEAVER COUNTY CRACKER PLANT - HAZARDOUS WASTE CERTIFICATION NEEDED!
On Monday, November 4th, the Training Center will be starting a Hazardous Waste class. If/when this plants goes, their will be a major call-out for members. One certification they will be looking for to hire you will be a valid Hazardous Waste card. Without this certification, you may not be able to work there. Please, sign up for this class ASAP!!!!
WHAT HAVE LABOR UNIONS DONE FOR US, AND FOR ALL!
As we celebrate Labor Day on Monday, September 2, take a minute to reflect on everything that Labor Unions have made possible for both Union and non-union workers alike throughout this country:
|1) WEEKENDS WITHOUT WORK||2) ALL BREAKS AT WORK, INCLUDING YOUR LUNCH BREAK!|
|3) PAID VACATIONS||4) FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE ACT(FMLA)|
|5) SICK LEAVE||6) SOCIAL SECURITY|
|7) MINIMUM WAGE||8) CIVIL RIGHTS ACT/TITLE VII - PROHIBITS EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION|
|9) 8-HR WORK DAY||10) OVERTIME PAY|
|11) CHILD LABOR LAWS||12) OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ACT(OSHA)|
|13) 40-HR WORK WEEK||14) WORKERS' COMPENSATION(WORKERS' COMP)|
|15) UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE||16) PENSIONS|
|17) WORKPLACE SAFETY STANDARDS & REGULATIONS||18) EMPLOYER HEALTH CARE INSURANCE|
|19) COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RIGHTS FOR EMPLOYEES||20) WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWS|
|21) AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967(ADEA)||22) WHISTLEBLOWER PROCTECTION LAWS|
|23) EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT(EPPA) - PROHIBITS EMPLOYERS FROM USING A LIE DETECTOR TEST ON AN EMPLOYEE|
|24) VETERAN'S EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING SERVICES(VETS)||25) COMPENSATION INCREASES AND EVALUATIONS(i.e. RAISES)|
|26) SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS||27) AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT(ADA)|
|28) HOLIDAY PAY||29) EMPLOYER DENTAL, LIFE, AND VISION INSURANCE|
|30) PRIVACY RIGHTS||31) PREGNANCY AND PARENTAL LEAVE|
|32) MILITARY LEAVE||33) THE RIGHT TO STRIKE|
|34) PUBLIC EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN||35) LAWS ENDING SWEATSHOPS IN THE UNITED STATES|
|36) EQUAL PAY ACTS OF 1963 & 2011 - REQUIRES EMPLOYERS PAY MEN & WOMEN EQUALLY FOR THE SAME AMOUNT OF WORK|
NOTICE: AS OF JUNE 4, WE ARE SWITCHING OUR MONTHLY MEETING LOCATION BACK TO THE TEAMSTERS TEMPLE IN LAWRENCEVILLE. FOR DIRECTIONS AND MEETING TIMES, PLEASE CLICK "ABOUT US", THEN "UNION MEETINGS" ABOVE. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
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- NEXT UNION MEETING: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
- NEW!! DAMAGING PREVAILING WAGE BILLS MAKE IT OUT OF COMMITTEE AND WILL BE BROUGHT UP FOR VOTE
- UNION DUES INCREASE STARTING JANUARY 1, 2013
- NEW!! REPRESENTATIVE DUNBAR GOING AFTER PLA'S!
- TRAINING CENTER ANDROID PHONE APP
- LOCAL #373 AND THE TRAINING CENTER ARE NOW ON FACEBOOK
- NEW!! QUALIFYING FOR THE PREMIER PLAN OF BENEFITS
- NEW!! CHANGES TO TRAINING CENTER ASBESTOS NOTIFICATION LETTERS
- NEW!! 2013 CHANGES TO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION IN PENNSYLVANIA
- VETERANS HOSPITALS DEALING WITH NOT USING PLA'S; NOW DEALING WIH MAJOR ISSUES
- REPUBLICANS ATTACK ASBESTOS LICENSING!
- REPUBLICAN TURZAI GOING AFTER PREVAILING WAGE
- THANKS, TIM MURPHY!
- I.C.R.A. TRAINING MANDATORY FOR UPMC HOSPITALS
- LABOR DAY PARADE 2012 PICTURES
- FIND MY LEGISLATOR / LiUNA BUILDS AMERICA