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Laborer's Eastern Region Organizing Fund (LEROF)
In 1997, former LiUNA Vice President and Eastern Regional Manager Raymond M. Pocino founded the Laborers’ Eastern Region Organizing Fund (LEROF).
Do You Understand the LiUNA Difference?
For women in a union, the weekly pay advantage is 32% over non-union women in the workforce.
For Hispanic union workers, the weekly pay advantage is 42%.
For African American union workers, the weekly pay advantage is 33%.
85% of union workers have health care insurance which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drugs compared to the 54% of non-union workers.
76% of union workers have a guaranteed defined-benefit pension plan while only 16% of non-union workers have a pension plan.
With a Union you will have legal protections and the support of an organization and each other. Some employers will be there for you when times are good, but LIUNA will be there for you all the time.
Among union workers
in medium-sized and large establishments had health care benefits in 1995,
of nonunion workers.
Unions increase productivity:
Most studies show that union workplaces are more productive.
decision-making, better training and lower turnover make a difference.