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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

NJ Construction Craft Laborers Apprenticeship Program

What does the Construction Craft Laborers Apprenticeship Program Entail?

The New Jersey Construction Craft Laborers' Apprenticeship Program is an innovative labor-management fund that recruits and trains men and women for careers as a Union Laborer. NJCCLAP is the state's only federally approved apprenticeship program for construction craft laborers.


The LIUNA Training Funds in New Jersey and Delaware bring comprehensive safety and skills training to more than 20,000 Laborers serving approximately 4,000 employers. A successful project starts with sound training. LIUNA Training is committed to meeting and exceeding industry standards through a combination of classroom and hands-on training.

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Staff and Leadership

Board of Trustees

Raymond M. Pocino, Co-Chairman

Jeffrey Waters, Co-Chairman

Robert Briant, Jr.

Anthony Capaccio

Jerry Isabella

Jack Kocsis, Jr.

Paul Roldan

Tom Ramsey

Darlene Regina


Steven Gardner, Director


What does NJ LECET Provide?

NJ LECET specializes in bring industry, legislative, and community support for projects involving highway and utility construction and renovation; building and school construction; and environmental and hazardous waste remediation. NJ LECET staff is known for its experience and expertise in numerous fields including economic development, government relations, real estate developemnt, labor law, finance, and marketing.  


Helping our signatory contractors increase market share, productivity and profitability matters to NJ LECET. As a nationally-recognized labor-management cooperative, NJ LECET works to create opportunities for our employers to win projects and put our members to work. NJLECET services add value to the employer-employee relationship.

LIUNA Tri Funds

Tri-Funds Working together works best, which is why the Laborers International Union and its signatory employers have developed highly acclaimed labor-management partnerships to assist contractors, aid developers and provide a competitive advantage in the industries where we work. • A safe and healthy workplace is not only good for workers; it is also good for the bottom line.


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