The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA – is over 700,000 members strong, LIUNA is the eighth largest labor organization in America.

The LIUNA Midwest Region ( covers 73 Local Unions and 6 District Councils across Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Headquartered in Springfield, Illinois.

The Eastern Missouri Laborers’ District Council ( ) plays a vital role, as a part of the LIUNA Midwest Region. The EMLDC represents the eastern portion of Missouri, 11 Locals covering 62 counties plus the City of St. Louis, and has a membership of over 9,000.  LinksMap


The Eastern Missouri Laborers’ District Council Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET – works with union-signatory construction contractors to promote the benefits of union construction and to increase the market share of union contractors.

The Missouri Foundation for Fair Contracting ( works to protect the interests of workers and contractors employed on publicly funded construction projects.