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Who We Are

We are the men and women who do the hard, dangerous and sometimes dirty work of building Rhode Island. LIUNA Local 271 members are on the forefront of the construction and energy industries. We are united through collective bargaining agreements, which help us earn family-supporting pay, good benefits and the opportunity for advancement and better lives.

Members of Local 271 are experienced Construction Craft Laborers that rely on a diverse set of skills, performed on a wide variety of jobsites. Our members build roads, bridges, tunnels, transit and energy systems as well as work on demolition and renovation projects. Members also assist in the construction and maintenance of power plants and substations, dig trenches for lines, repair roads after line installation, and build supporting infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines. We are skilled in general construction, concrete placement, roadway construction, site preparation, pipe laying, erosion control, hoisting and rigging, OSHA safety, permit-required confined space, rough terrain forklift operation, trenching and excavation safety, erecting turbines, and solar panel installation.