Laborers' Local 459 is united through collective bargaining agreements to strive for fair pay, good benefits and a safe working environment. Local 459 provides highly skilled and industrial-trained Laborers' to signatory contractors, in the construction industry, while also representing many in the public sector.



When you carry a LiUNA Local 459 membership card, you are part of one of the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees.

LiUNA members are on the forefront of the construction industry - a sector that is a powerhouse of 12 million workers producing 5 percent of our countries' economic output. A half-million strong, we are united through collective bargaining agreements which help us earn family-supporting pay, good benefits and the opportunity for advancement and better lives.



Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer: Eric Oller
President: Kurtis Belcher
Vice-President: Paul Hargrove
Recording Secretary: Brian Freivogel
Sergeant-at-Arms: Robert Trentman

Executive Board: Brad Brewer
Executive Board: Robert Fournie
Executive Board: Doc Kleinschmidt

Trustee: Scott Becker
Trustee: Dale Stallman
Trustee: Kyle Oller

Central Laborers' Pennsion, Welfare & Annuity Fund

Central Laborers’ Pension, Welfare & Annuity Funds

PO Box 1267, Jacksonville, IL 62651
Phone: (217) 243-8521 Toll Free: 1-800-252-6571

Southern Illinois Laborers’ & Employers Benefit Funds

Southern Illinois Laborers’ & Employers Benefit Funds
5100 Laborers Way, Suite A, Marion, IL 62959
Phone: (618) 998-1300 Fax: (618) 997-9063

Southwestern Illinois Laborers’ Annuity Fund

Southwestern Illinois Laborers’ Annuity Fund
100 North 17th Street, Belleville, IL 62223

Phone: (618) 233-4121



Illinois Laborers & Contractors Training Program

Illinois Laborers' & Contractors Joint Apprenticeship

Training Program

LIUNA Training and Education Fund is an important part of the Laborers’ International Union of North America and one of the premier adult training organizations in the world. With over 70 affiliated training centers servicing every state and province, we provide employers with their most important resource: a highly trained, safe and effective workforce. Each year hundreds of thousands of workers are empowered to realize their dream of a lucrative and rewarding career in the construction industry.

Apprenticeship Coordinator: Vicky McElroy

Edwardsville Training Center

Edwardsville Training Center
1730 750 N Avenue
Edwardville, IL 62025
(618) 692-7631

Mt. Sterling Training Center

Mt. Sterling Training Center
7277 Marine Road
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353
(877) 773-2741

Marion Training Center

Marion Training Center
5105 Laborers' Way
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-1500

Stanford Training Center

Stanford Training Center
201 Grant Street
Stanford, IL 61774
(309) 379-2450