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LIUNA Demands Congress Pass the Highway Bill

Published by: NJ Laborers on 03/14/2012

America’s roads and bridges – once the envy of the world – are desperately in need of repair.Congress must rise above the acrimony and partisanship of recent years and address theproblem by passing a Highway Bill that protects investment in our transportation systems. You can make a diffe...



Mike Cackowsk--Director of Apprenticeship

Migdoel Rodriguez--Field Coordinator

Beatriz Aquino--Administrative Assistant

Maritza Miranda--Administrative Assistant


Local 172 S.E.T. Staff and Board


Local 172 S.E.T. Staff and Position:

Joseph A. DeMarco, Jr.- S.E.T. Director

Douglas R. Small- Instructor

2012 Apprenticeship Training Schedule

Published by: NJ Laborers on 01/31/2012

Download the 2012 Training Schedule for the NJ Construction Craft Laborers Apprenticeship Program.Get the PDF here....

LIUNA 24th International Convention

Published by: NJ Laborers on 01/31/2012

 Post convention Follow-up6 Questions for Ray PocinoThe activist sat down recently with newly re-elected LIUNA Vice President Raymond M. Pocino to talk about our Union and what to expect in the next five years. Congratulations on being re-elected LIUNA Vice President and Eastern Regional M...

Local 172

Construction & General Laborers’ Local 172 represents heavy and highway laborers and plant and manufacturing employees in Southern and parts of Central New Jersey.

Apprenticeship - FAQs



1. What kind of work does a Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship do? A labor works on heavy construction projects that include roads, bridges, utilities, building, schools, shopping centers, etc.

2. Is this work physically demanding? Yes, laborers will be required to handle heavy materials including concrete and masonry, work with hand tools including shovels and wheel barrows and work with power tools such as jack hammers and utility saws.


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