The New York State Laborers' Union represents over 40,000 members employed in the construction industry and other fields throughout the state.
Our members are organized into more than 24 local unions and 5 district councils. We are a proud affiliate of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA).
On February 18, 2013 Laborers Local 79 members and apprentices with the direction from the organization "Heart 911" were out in full force with the continued efforts to get families and communities back on their feet from that devastating Super Storm Sandy.
Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn, NY received a great deal of damage to their community. Local 79 members and apprentices came to the aid of the community by helping residents restore homes and churches, hoping to get back to life as normal.