Local One was chartered December 1, 1912, and represents Hod Carriers and Common Laborers in the construction industry in Chicago, Illinois. Local One is an affiliate of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – the most progressive, aggressive, and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees. LIUNA members are united through collective bargaining agreements which help us earn family-supporting pay, good benefits and the opportunity for advancement and better lives.
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My friends, it is solidarity of labor we want. We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces and say to each other: “We must be together; our masters are joined together and we must do the same thing.”—Mother Jones, 1902