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    Joe Smith Jr. The Union Laborers Champ!

    Joe Smith Jr. found boxing in a very familiar manner. As a 13-year-old growing up in Shirley on the South Shore of Long Island, Smith was the oldest of seven brothers and one...

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    66 Honors Our Veterans

    We would like to thank all of our military Veterans for their service to our great nation.

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    Newsday: Smith Jr. Hits Top

    This article written by Greg Logan originally appeared in Newsday. When Long Island light heavyweight Joe Smith Jr., trainer Jerry Capobianco and their team arrived in...

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    66's Irish Joe on NBC Saturday

    This article first appeared in Newsday, written by Greg Logan. His name is Joe Smith Jr., a common moniker that is fitting because the light-heavyweight contender from...

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    Memorial Day

    On behalf of everyone here at Laborers 66, we wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!

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    Congressional Night is Canceled

    We have affiliates engaged in a very significant and difficult labor dispute with Verizon, therefore we are canceling Congressional Night on Monday evening May 2nd.  The...

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    Attend the 2016 Workers Memorial Mass

      Every year around Workers Memorial Day, we come together with the other trades, crafts and union workers to pay homage to those we lost on the job, offer prayer to the...

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    Hire Local Policy in Dispute

    This article originally appeared in Newsday. A dispute between a union and the new owner of a Smithtown senior housing development has raised questions about the...

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    The Cost of Going to Work Should Never be Death or Injury

    A message from LIUNA President Terry O'Sullivan As the April 28th Workers Memorial Day commemoration approaches we can proudly highlight what we can accomplish when we have...

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    UCOMM Blog: New weapon in arsenal of activism

    The General Building and Construction Laborers Local 66 based on Long Island, NY has just added a new weapon in their arsonal of activism.  A recent purchase of an LED multi...

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    Union Meeting & Blood Drive

    On Thursday, January 28th, Local 66 will be holding their annual Blood Drive and Union Meeting.  The Blood Drive will be from 1:45PM until 7:45 PM at the Local 66 Union Hall...

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    In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Dear LIUNA Brothers and Sisters,   Eighty-seven years ago today, a great American, humanitarian, and civil rights activist was born; Martin Luther King, Jr.  In his far-too-...

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