**October 2, 2020 Monthly Membership Meeting**

  Sisters and Brothers:

on behalf of the executive board, please be advised that local 1191's monthly membership meetings will resume this upcoming friday, october 2, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

please also be advised that there will be limited capacity for friday's membership meeting in accordance with the cdc and the state of michigan's restrictions on gatherings during the covid-19 pandemic.

therefore, you must notify the local union by phone tomorrow october 1, 2020, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., if you plan to attend the meeting.

a list of members interested to attend the meeting will be compiled in the order for which they were received, and local union staff will admit those interested members into the meeting until we reach capacity.


-michael aaron (Business manager)



**2020 U.S. CENSUS**

 Sisters and brothers:

If you have not already done so, please take the time to respond to the 2020 Census.  Make sure to count everyone living in your household.  Encourage those in your inner circle to do the same.

Respond today online, by phone, or by mail.  More information is available at www.census.gov.

-Michael Aaron (Business manager)

Welcome to Laborers' local 1191

Laborers’ Local Union 1191 is committed to protecting and improving the quality and security of our members’ working conditions and personal lives through pro-active representation, effective political action, and open communication, supported by education and training programs designed to empower Union members.


In all activities, Laborers’ Local Union 1191 will strive to uphold the democratic process of decision making and participation by the members.


General Election 2020

Our wages and benefits are under attack by our own state house & state senate. So if you have never been politically active, now is the time to start!!! Call your state rep. & state senator and tell them you do not agree with either of these bills and hope that they would vote against them. Call 517-373-2400 tell them where you live and they will connect you with them. Help protect our wages & benefits call today.

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We hold many important events and meetings throughout the year, including monthly membership meetings, retiree council meetings, our annual Labor Day parade, annual mid-state meeting, and more! For more information or to RSVP, take a look at our Events page.

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