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Public Employees Are the Backbone of Our Nation
Washington, D.C. (May 2, 2022) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today:
As we mark Public Service Recognition Week, we must honor those who serve our nation by providing essential services for federal, state, and local governments. LIUNA is proud to represent more than 50,000 public sector workers.
Many public workers are on the frontlines facing unprecedented risks as the pandemic continues. LIUNA thanks each and every one of you for your courage and for putting the needs of others before your own. Our nation owes you gratitude for your service and your sacrifice.
LIUNA will remain vigilant in working together with public workers to improve work site health and safety, protect union rights, and raise wages for all that they do to keep us safe and make all of our lives better.
LIUNA stands shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with public sector workers during Public Service Recognition Week and every day of the year.
The half-million members of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – are on the forefront of the construction industry, a powerhouse of workers who are proud to build the United States and Canada.
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