Health Promotion

Promoting and improving the health and wellness of Laborers and their family members – on and off the job – is the primary focus of the Health Promotion Division. Staff provide a variety of services, including:

  • Developing materials and campaigns on smoking cessation, skin cancer prevention, substance abuse, nutrition and fitness and other health issues
  • Coordinating health screenings for Laborers and their family members at health fairs and events sponsored by LIUNA affiliates and signatory contractors
  • Supporting LIUNA health and welfare funds by researching and promoting health care cost initiatives and monitoring health care reform in the U.S.
  • Providing drug-free workplace program support to signatory employers and assisting the implementation of Member Assistance Programs
  • Facilitating critical incident debriefings for signatory employers to help LIUNA members cope with the psychological trauma of serious jobsite injuries and fatalities

Programs & Services

The risks facing today's workforce are complex and often interconnected. Improving the physical health and mental well-being of LIUNA members requires a shared commitment across an organization. -Jamie Becker, Director of Health Promotion