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 36 local unions and 5 district councils. We are a proud affiliate of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA).
On September 20, 2013, the New York Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), celebrated their annual Freedom Fund Gala at the Astoria World Manor located in Astoria, New York. One of the four honoree this year was Michael Prohaska, Business Manager of Local 79, for his tireless work to ensure equality and justice to improve the quality of life for workers and their families.