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Through the years, LIUNA has grown and prospered, and is now comprised of:
The International Union and all affiliates operate under LIUNA’s Constitution, which is subject to amendment by delegates attending the International Union General Convention held every five years. The Union’s programs and agenda are set at the same General Convention through the consideration and adoption of resolutions submitted by Convention delegates and by the General Executive Board.
A great deal of the work of LIUNA is carried out through the International Union. Some of the International’s responsibilities are:
There are nine LIUNA Regions with offices and staff including Regional Managers and International Representatives that provide assistance to the District Councils and Local Unions within their regions, and represent the International to each.
LIUNA members are represented on the job by Local Unions. Local Union Business Managers shoulder this responsibility, in many cases with the assistance of one or more field representatives. In addition, Business Managers may appoint stewards to provide day-to-day representation on the job site. Business Managers are elected by union members—as are the other officers of your Local Union Executive Board. Local Unions protect members in many ways, such as: