22 01, 2015

Director of World Trade Center Construction Receives Honor from LiUNA General President


LiUNA's General President Terence O'Sullivan attended Local 79's General Membership Meeting on January 21 and presented LiUNA'S highest award to Steve Plate, the Director of World Trade Center Construction and the Deputy Chief of Capital Planning for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. Also present at the meeting was LiUNA Vice President and Eastern Regional Manager Raymond M. Pocino. Both O'Sullivan and Pocino thanked Mr. Plate for the leadership he has provided  and continues to provide in overseeing the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site. Mr. Plate was very gracious in his remarks and thanked the membership for all the work that they have [...]

Director of World Trade Center Construction Receives Honor from LiUNA General President2015-02-09T10:03:40-05:00
31 08, 2014

A Labor Day Message from LiUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan


Dear Brothers and  Sisters, As we prepare to take a well-deserved break for Labor Day, we should also focus on the work that remains for our country. The wounds of the Great Recession remain unhealed for most Americans. While about 6% of the workforce – 9.7 million men and women – are listed as unemployed, an equal number are also in crisis. They have given up hope for finding a job, are getting by on part-time work or are settling for significantly down-graded positions. Though Wall Street and corporate profits have come roaring back, wages for working people are stagnant, the typical American household has lost [...]

A Labor Day Message from LiUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan2014-08-31T11:34:27-04:00
8 04, 2014

Immigration Forum Draws Hundreds of Members


Hundreds of Local 79 members and their families came to Local 79's Immigration Forum on April 6, 2014. Speakers included LiUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan, Local 79 Business Manager Mike Prohaska, LiUNA Assistant Director of Legislative Affairs Yvette-Pena O'Sullivan, Senator Charles Schumer, Congressman Joseph Crowley, NY State Senator Jose Peralta, NY State Assemblyman Francisco Moya, and four attorneys from Make the Road New York. Mike Prohaska opened the Forum by thanking Local 79's immigrant members for their contributions to Local 79, to New York City, and to the United States. Terry O'Sullivan followed with a speech in which he talked about the role immigrants played in forming [...]

Immigration Forum Draws Hundreds of Members2014-04-23T16:18:20-04:00
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