COVID-19 Resources

Updated June 3, 2020. 

Training, Events, Local Hours & Operations

Caring for the safety and well-being of our staff, members and their families is our top priority, especially during this challenging time. Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota has made the following changes related to training courses, events, local meetings, business hours and operations.

Training Courses:

Classroom training and onsite activities at the Minnesota Laborers' Training Center will remain canceled until further notice. Check for updates online at ltcmn.org. 

**NEW** Members are encouraged to take advantage LIUNA Training's FREE and newly expanded Infectious Disease online course with more COVID-19 information. Apprentices, you can print and submit your certificate of completion for credit to the Minnesota Laborers' Training Center. Training is available in English and Spanish. Click here for more.

Local Union Meetings:

  • 563 Mankato, 563 Bismack and 1091 Duluth will resume Local Union meetings in June.

  • 363, 405, 563 Minneapolis, 563 Saint Cloud and 1097 will remain canceled.


Local Union Hours & Operations:

  • Local 563 office in Minneapolis is closed, but over-the-phone business will continue to be handled. Contact: 612-781-6933. Dues can continue to be paid by phone or online at 563members.org

  • Local 563 office in Mankato is closed, but over-the-phone business will continue to be handled. Contact: 651-248-4178.

  • Local 563 office in Fargo is closed, but over-the-phone business will continue to be handled. Contact: 701-527-7132.

  • Local 563 office in Saint Cloud is closed, but over-the-phone business will continue to be handled. Contact: 320-252-4363.

  • Local 563 office in Bismarck is open with limited staff access. Business should be conducted by phone. Contact: 701-223-5991.

  • Local 1091 office in Duluth will be open during normal business hours and operations. Contact: 218-728-5151. 

  • Local 1097 office in Virginia will be open during normal business hours and operations. Contact: 218-741-3638. 

  • Local 405 office in Rochester will be open during normal business hours and operations. Contact: 507-282-2349.

  • Local 363 office in Minneapolis will be open during normal business hours and operations. Contact: 612-379-4740.

Member Resources

  • UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: Filing for unemployment insurance has been made easier in Minnesota and North Dakota. Governors Walz and Burgum signed Executive Orders, respectively, to give immediate access to workers who suffer lost jobs or hours due to COVID-19.

    • For more information about applying for Unemployment Insurance in Minnesota, visit www.uimn.org. 

    • For more information about applying for Unemployment Insurance in North Dakota, click here.

Additional Resources

FEDERAL AFFAIRS - via NABTU

STATE AFFAIRS

  • Follow the latest news from Minnesota Governor Walz here.

    • Minnesota Health residents with COVID-19 health questions can call the Minnesota Department of Health at 1-800-657-3903 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click for website.

  • Follow the latest news from North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum here

    • NDcovidresponse.org provides resources for all North Dakotans with information on emergency assistance for working families; worker safety; housing and utilities; food security; healthcare access; and state government resources.

HEALTH & SAFETY

As the COVID-19 situation remains fluid, please check this page or follow us on Facebook & Twitter at @LIUNAMinnesota for the most up-to-date information.