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LIUNA on President Trump’s Energy Infrastructure Executive Orders

Washington, D.C. (April 10, 2019) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today in response to new Executive Orders regarding Energy Policy.

LIUNA proudly represents members working in the energy sector, including many in the oil and natural gas industries. Jobs in this industry have paved the way to a blue-collar, middle-class way of life for millions of families across our country.

The President’s Executive Orders will create and protect good, union jobs in the energy sector by eliminating the costly delays caused by outdated permitting processes and regulations. Not only will these Executive Orders boost our economy, but they will ensure the energy reliability and affordability our country deserves for decades to come.


The half-million members of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – are on the forefront of the construction industry, a powerhouse of workers who are proud to build America.