sisters and brothers:

  laborers' local 1191 will resume its Labor Day celebration in the Union hall parking lot, located at 2161 w. grand blvd., detroit, mi 48208, on monday, september 5, 2022 from 11:00am-4:00pm.  due to limited quantites of food and beverages, members may only bring immediate family members.  additional parking will be available behind detroit collegiate preparatory high school at northwestern, located at 2200 w. grand blvd., detroit, mi 48208 and in the empty lot on the corner of lawton street near the rio gran motel on west grand boulevard. please note, there will not be any alcoholic beverages provided or permitted to be consumed during this event. 


-mike 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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