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Laborers 172 Safety Education and Training Fund

Within the 9-county region of Southern New Jersey, contractors, developers and construction workers have come to rely of Laborers Local 172 SET to meet their training needs.  Through our industry recognized programs, Local 172 SET has set the standard of excellence in providing workers nationally accredited and recognized safety and skills training.  Each year, thousands of Union Laborers expand and improve their skills at our 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art training center in Folsom, New Jersey or one of our satellite training facilities.  As a service to contractors and members, we also offer a mobile classroom, Trainer One, which can deliver safety instruction on-site at a time convenient to you.

Local 172 SET is a labor-management partnership between the Laborers’ International Union of North America and its signatory contractors.  Laborers Local Union 172 represents the heavy, highway and general construction industries as well as several manufacturing plants, all located in Southern New Jersey. 




Laborers 172 Safety Education and Training Fund News Room

Pocino: Portal Bridge failure underscores the need for action

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2018-03-16

The region’s reliance on a 111-year-old bridge with an unreliable movable span has always been a recipe for problems.  Today’s delay due to a bridge malfunction only underscore the obvious.  We must modernize our transportation system so that...

Portal Bridge replacement is good news for NJ and region

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2017-10-12

Replacing the 110-year-old Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River will soon be a reality, bringing great relief to the tens of thousands of rail commuters who travel across the span and have suffered through countless delays attributable to the aging infrastructure.


Pocino: “Lt. Governor Guadagno trusts politicians more than the public”

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2016-11-01

MONROE TWP., NEW JERSEY – “I can’t figure out if Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno’s call to vote no on public question # 2 is an act of political opportunism and dishonesty or simply a dereliction of duty. Either way, it is wrong. Public Question...

Apprenticeship registration closes Oct. 28, 2016

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2016-10-06

The New Jersey Construction Craft Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program is accepting Apprentice applications. 

The Applicant must:

·    Be...

Raymond M. Pocino Statement on TTF Agreement

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2016-09-30

New Jersey is a transportation state. Our economy and quality of life depends on a safe and efficient transportation system, something our residents and businesses need and deserve, something that needed to get done. 

I am grateful an agreement...