good friday 2022 office closure!


  sisters and brothers:

  laborers' local 1191 will be closed on april 15, 2022 (good friday).  the office will reopen on april 18, 2022 during regular business hours.

-mike aaron, business manager




michigan liuna launches educational scholarship program!

liuna members & families may now apply for higher education assistance!

  sisters and brothers:

       the michigan laborers scholarship fund is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 scholarship program, which provides scholarships for the continued further education of eligible individuals who have been admitted or are already enrolled in an accredited vocational school, technical school, or two or four-year degree granting college or university accredited by the board of education.


         as a member in good standing of local 1191, you are eleligible to apply for a scholarship, as well as all members' biological children, grandchildren, adopted children, stepchildren, a person for whom the member or spouse is or was named full legal guardian or survivors of deceased members who were members in good standing of local 1191 at the time of their death.  


          for questions or to obtain an application for the 2022-2023 scholarship program, please contact michigan laborers' scholarship fund at


          all applications must be received by the Fund office on or before may 1, 2022 to receive full consideration.



-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.

Breaking News

The Davis-Bacon Act and Prevailing Wages

June 23, 2020

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Michigan Legislature Repeals State's Prevailing Wage Law

October 1, 2018

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