Eye of Truth
Lobbyist Report for Laborers' International Union of North America

Laborers' International Union of North America

905 16TH STREET, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20006

USA

Lobbying on the following issues:

ENERGY/NUCLEAR IMMIGRATION HEALTH ISSUES RETIREMENT LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE CIVIL RIGHTS/CIVIL LIBERTIES TRANSPORTATION GOVERNMENT ISSUES

Energy Infrastructure - General support for Energy infrastructure projects and education of Members of Congress about the nee for a diverse mix of energy resources to meet the US demand. S. 1087, the Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2019 - Lobbied in support of the legislation.

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Lobbied for the inclusion of all workers, regardless of immigration status, in Covid-19 relief packages.

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Covid-19 reliefs legislation: S.3548 [116th]CARES Act H.R.748 [116th]CARES Act H.R.6201 [116th] Families First Coronavirus Response Act H.R.6496 [116th] To provide for the issuance of emergency monthly payments to every American throughout the duration of the coronavirus crisis to be provided by the Department of Treasury, in consultation with other Federal and State agencies. Lobbied for the inclusion of provision to lend assistance to workers impacted by the pandemic. HR 3630, The No Surprises Act - lobbied for the inclusion of language that would set a predetermined rate for surprise medical bills.

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Lobbied against increases in the PBGC Premiums on multi-employer pension plans. Lobbied to include Pension Relief in Covid-19 relief packages.

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Davis Bacon/Prevailing Wage - General education of Members of Congress on the importance of the consistent application of prevailing wage standards. DOL Apprenticeship Rule - Lobbied in support of the Department of Labor proposed rule on Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs HR 2474 & S. 1306 The Protecting the Right to Organize Act. - Lobbied in support of the legislation. HR 6238 - The Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation

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HR 4/S 561 - Voting Rights Advancement Act - LIUNA lobbied in support of the legislation.

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General education and lobbying Members of Congress and staff about the importance of an infrastructure package and the need for a Surface Transportation Act reauthorization and a Water Resources and Development Act reauthorization. S. 2302, Americas Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 - Lobbied in support of the legislation

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Back Pay for Federal workers and contractors - LIUNA lobbied to get the back pay restored for federal workers and contractors who were affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government. Collective Bargaining for Federal Workers - LIUNA lobbied for the inclusion of federal worker collective bargaining rights legislation to be included in the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill. FY 2020 Financial Services Appropriations Bill - lobbied to include language for federal employee bargaining.

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Sofidiv S.A.S.
Country :
FRANCE
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
Country :
FRANCE
Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

RETIREMENT CIVIL RIGHTS/CIVIL LIBERTIES ENERGY/NUCLEAR HEALTH ISSUES GOVERNMENT ISSUES TRANSPORTATION IMMIGRATION LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE

Lobbied against increases in the PBGC Premium

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HR 4/S 561 - Voting Rights Advancement Act - LIUNA lobbied in support of the legislation.

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Energy Infrastructure - General support for Energy infrastructure projects and education of Members of Congress about the nee for a diverse mix of energy resources to meet the US demand.

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HR 748 & S 684 - Health Care Excise Tax/Cadillac Tax - Lobbied for the repeal of this tax which was imposed by the Affordable Care Act. HR 3630, The No Surprises Act - lobbied for the inclusion of language that would set a predetermined rate for surprise medical bills.

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Back Pay for Federal workers and contractors - LIUNA lobbied to get the back pay restored for federal workers and contractors who were affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government. Collective Bargaining for Federal Workers - LIUNA lobbied for the inclusion of federal worker collective bargaining rights legislation to be included in the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill. FY 2020 Financial Services Appropriations Bill - lobbied to include language for federal employee bargaining.

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General education and lobbying Members of Congress and staff about the importance of an infrastructure package and the need for a Surface Transportation Act reauthorization and a Water Resources and Development Act reauthorization.

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H.R. 6 - Dream and Promise Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation that would grant relief to individual under the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs. S. 874 - Dream Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation S. 879 - SECURE Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation which would grant relief to individuals losing their Temporary Protected Status H-2B & H-2C guest worker visas - LIUNA opposed efforts to expand the H-2B programs. HR 3931 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill - Lobbied for inclusion of relief for TPS holders and against inclusion of Rep. Harris and Rep. Pingree amendments tht would inin the final billcrease the number of H2B visas.

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Davis Bacon/Prevailing Wage - General education of Members of Congress on the importance of the consistent application of prevailing wage standards. DOL Apprenticeship Rule - Lobbied in support of the Department of Labor proposed rule on Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs HR 2474 & S. 1306 The Protecting the Right to Organize Act. - Lobbied in Support of the legislation.

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
AES-3C Maritza East
Country :
BULGARIA
Contribution :
$3,953



Lobbying on the following issues:

RETIREMENT IMMIGRATION TRANSPORTATION LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE GOVERNMENT ISSUES ENERGY/NUCLEAR HEALTH ISSUES

Lobbied against increases in premiums paid to the Pension Benefits Guarantee Corporation.

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Lobbied against expansion of the foreign guest worker program.

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HR 1664 - Investing in America: A Penny for Progress Act: Lobbied in favor of the legislation which would help provide revenue for investing in transportation projects. Lobbied in support of a large infrastructure bill.

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S.195 - Transportation Investment Recalibration to Equality Act: Lobbied against the legislation which would repeal prevailing wage protections on federally assisted transportation projects. H.R. 743 - Davis Bacon Repeal Act: Lobbied against the legislation which would federal prevailing wage protections. H.R. 785/S.545 - National Right-to-Work Act: Lobbied against the legislation which allows workers to gain the benefits of unionization without actually joining a union.

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HR 1259 - Lobbied against the legislation which would have eliminated collective bargaining rights for employees of the Veterans Administration.

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No specific legislation: Lobbied in support of an all of the above approach to national energy policy and energy infrastructure. Lobbied for the appointment of Commissioners to the Federal Energy Regulator Commission.

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HR 173/S 58 - Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017: Lobbied in favor of the legislation which would repeal the Cadillac Tax on high cost health insurance plans. HR 1638: Lobbied to get a repeal of the Cadillac Tax included in the legislation

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Wacom Co. Ltd.
Country :
JAPAN
Contribution :
$14,400
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Foreign Entity Name :
Wacom
Country :
JAPAN
Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

HEALTH ISSUES LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE RETIREMENT CIVIL RIGHTS/CIVIL LIBERTIES IMMIGRATION ENERGY/NUCLEAR TRANSPORTATION GOVERNMENT ISSUES

HR 748 & S 684 - Health Care Excise Tax/Cadillac Tax - Lobbied for the repeal of this tax which was imposed by the Affordable Care Act.

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Davis Bacon/Prevailing Wage - General education of new Members of Congress on the importance of the consistent application of prevailing wage standards.

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Lobbied against increases in the PBGC Premium

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HR 4/S 561 - Voting Rights Advancement Act - LIUNA lobbied in support of the legislation.

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H.R. 6 - Dream and Promise Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation that would grant relief to individual under the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs. S. 874 - Dream Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation S. 879 - SECURE Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation which would grant relief to individuals losing their Temporary Protected Status 6. H-2B guest worker visas - LIUNA opposed efforts to expand the H-2B program.

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Energy Infrastructure - General support for Energy infrastructure projects and education of Members of Congress about the nee for a diverse mix of energy resources to meet the US demand.

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General education and lobbying Members of Congress and staff about the importance of an infrastructure package and the need for a Surface Transportation Act reauthorization and a Water Resources and Development Act reauthorization.

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Back Pay for Federal workers and contractors - LIUNA lobbied to get the back pay restored for federal workers and contractors who were affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government.

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
NEC Corporation
Country :
JAPAN
Contribution :
$90,000



Lobbying on the following issues:

TRANSPORTATION GOVERNMENT ISSUES IMMIGRATION CIVIL RIGHTS/CIVIL LIBERTIES LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE ENERGY/NUCLEAR HEALTH ISSUES RETIREMENT

General education and lobbying Members of Congress and staff about the importance of an infrastructure package and the need for a Surface Transportation Act reauthorization and a Water Resources and Development Act reauthorization.

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Back Pay for Federal workers and contractors - LIUNA lobbied to get the back pay restored for federal workers and contractors who were affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government. Collective Bargaining for Federal Workers - LIUNA lobbied for the inclusion of federal worker collective bargaining rights legislation to be included in the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill.

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H.R. 6 - Dream and Promise Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation that would grant relief to individual under the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs. S. 874 - Dream Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation S. 879 - SECURE Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation which would grant relief to individuals losing their Temporary Protected Status H-2B & H-2C guest worker visas - LIUNA opposed efforts to expand the H-2B program including Rep. Harris's amendment to the Dept. of Labor Appropriations Bill and Rep. Pingree's amendment to the Dept. of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill which would have expanded the number of H-2B visas.

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HR 4/S 561 - Voting Rights Advancement Act - LIUNA lobbied in support of the legislation.

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Davis Bacon/Prevailing Wage - General education of new Members of Congress on the importance of the consistent application of prevailing wage standards. DOL Apprenticeship Rule - Lobbied against Rep. French Hill's amendment to Labor, HHS, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill which would have allowed federal dollars to go to new form of apprenticeship programs proposed by new DOL Rule.

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Energy Infrastructure - General support for Energy infrastructure projects and education of Members of Congress about the nee for a diverse mix of energy resources to meet the US demand.

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HR 748 & S 684 - Health Care Excise Tax/Cadillac Tax - Lobbied for the repeal of this tax which was imposed by the Affordable Care Act. HR 2569/S 1365 - Lobbied in support of the CARE Act which would help address the opiate crisis.

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Lobbied against increases in the PBGC Premium

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Strauss Group Ltd.
Country :
ISRAEL
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

HEALTH ISSUES GOVERNMENT ISSUES RETIREMENT ENERGY/NUCLEAR TRANSPORTATION IMMIGRATION LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE

HR 173/S 58 - Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017: Lobbied in favor of the legislation which would repeal the Cadillac Tax on high cost health insurance plans. S 1354 - Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act: Lobbied against using multi-employer health care plans as a "pay-for" for the legislation. HR 4666 - Temporary Reinsurance Tax - General lobbying against the re-imposition of a tax on self funded multi-employer health and welfare plans.

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S. 1250 Indian Health Accountability Act-Lobbied against the legislation General lobbying advocacy in support of Federal Employees compensation and rights including Executive Orders 13837, 13836, and 13839.

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Lobbied against increases in premiums paid to the Pension Benefits Guarantee Corporation. Lobbied against changing the actuarial assumptions used by multi-employer pension plans. H.R. 4997, the Give Retirement Options to Workers (GROW) Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation.

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S.1756 - Rebuild America Now Act: Lobbied in favor of the legislation which would help expedite the approval of infrastructure projects. HR 4606 - To Expedite Approval for Small Scale Liquified Natural Gas Exports: Lobbied in support of the Bill.

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Lobbied in support of a large transportation & infrastructure bill.

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Lobbied against expansion of the foreign guest worker program. HR 3440/S 1615 - Dream Act of 2017: Lobbied in support of the legislation Temporary Protective Status - HR 4253, HR 4184, HR 4284, S 2144 and amendments offered to certain Appropriations Bill: Lobbied in support of extending temporary protective status to certain immigrant populations. HR 4760 - Securing America's Future Act of 2018: - lobbied against the legislation. HR 6136 - Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018: lobbied against the legislation.

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Federal Prevailing Wage (Davis Bacon) - No specific bills. General legislative advocacy in support of the consistent application of Federal prevailing wage laws. Lobbied against appropriations riders that would limit or eliminate prevailing wage laws. Project Labor Agreements - No specific bills. General legislative advocacy in support of the use of project labor agreements.

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Next Alt S.a.r.l
Country :
LUXEMBORG
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

CIVIL RIGHTS/CIVIL LIBERTIES IMMIGRATION ENERGY/NUCLEAR HEALTH ISSUES LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE GOVERNMENT ISSUES TRANSPORTATION RETIREMENT

HR 4/S 561 - Voting Rights Advancement Act - LIUNA lobbied in support of the legislation.

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H.R. 6 - Dream and Promise Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation that would grant relief to individual under the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs. S. 874 - Dream Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation S. 879 - SECURE Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation which would grant relief to individuals losing their Temporary Protected Status H-2B & H-2C guest worker visas - LIUNA opposed efforts to expand the H-2B programs. H.R.5038 - Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 - Lobbied in support of the legislation

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Energy Infrastructure - General support for Energy infrastructure projects and education of Members of Congress about the nee for a diverse mix of energy resources to meet the US demand. S. 1087, the Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2019 - Lobbied in support of the legislation.

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HR 748 & S 684 - Health Care Excise Tax/Cadillac Tax - Lobbied for the repeal of this tax which was imposed by the Affordable Care Act. HR 3630, The No Surprises Act - lobbied for the inclusion of language that would set a predetermined rate for surprise medical bills.

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Davis Bacon/Prevailing Wage - General education of Members of Congress on the importance of the consistent application of prevailing wage standards. DOL Apprenticeship Rule - Lobbied in support of the Department of Labor proposed rule on Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs HR 2474 & S. 1306 The Protecting the Right to Organize Act. - Lobbied in support of the legislation. HR 6238 - The Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act - Lobbied in support of the legislation

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Back Pay for Federal workers and contractors - LIUNA lobbied to get the back pay restored for federal workers and contractors who were affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government. Collective Bargaining for Federal Workers - LIUNA lobbied for the inclusion of federal worker collective bargaining rights legislation to be included in the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill. FY 2020 Financial Services Appropriations Bill - lobbied to include language for federal employee bargaining.

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General education and lobbying Members of Congress and staff about the importance of an infrastructure package and the need for a Surface Transportation Act reauthorization and a Water Resources and Development Act reauthorization. S. 2302, Americas Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 - Lobbied in support of the legislation

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Lobbied against increases in the PBGC Premiums on multi-employer pension plans

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Lobbyists:

LeClair, Danielle Esq
MALLINO, DAVID JR
SANDMANN, RYAN
PENA-O'SULLIVAN, YVETTE
Downs, Kevin Adam



Money Spent:

Amount Client Government Entities

$430,000

Apr 20, 2020

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office

$400,000

Oct 21, 2019

THIRD QUARTER REPORT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office

$380,000

Feb 13, 2020

FIRST QUARTER AMENDMENT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office

$370,000

Apr 22, 2019

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office

$370,000

Jul 22, 2019

SECOND QUARTER REPORT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office

$350,000

Jan 23, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office

$330,000

Jan 21, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

LABORERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION OF NORTH AMERICA

Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Immigration

Labor, Dept of (DOL)
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
White House Office