Business Development

LECET will continue exploring promising new and developing areas in construction, environmental remediation, and other markets in search of opportunities for contractors and LIUNA members. LECET will also continue current business developments as listed below: 

Project Tracking/Dodge Report/Construction Management Data – provides data to contractors on construction projects and related issues.

Project Alerts – are provided to contractors on upcoming bids.

Prevailing Wage Report – information gathered and organized for distribution to federal and state agencies.

Research Assistance – LECET provides this service to contractors and LIUNA members on various topics relating to the construction industry.

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and communication are pivotal components of LECET’s approach to union-sector market share enhancement. LECET has launched an aggressive and proactive marketing strategy targeting these specific areas:

Magazine – Published quarterly, our magazine contains interesting and focused information relating to union labor and management.

Public Awareness Campaign – LECET will continue to take advantage of media and advertising opportunities to promote trust and goodwill within the Union as well as cooperation with the membership and management. 

Career Fairs/Recruitment – LECET will continue to participate in career fairs in high schools and vo-tech institutions throughout Eastern Missouri. 

Trade Shows – Whenever possible, LECET will be involved in various construction related shows.

To schedule a career fair, contact:

Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program

35 Opportunity Road

High Hill, MO 63350

(636) 585-2391

Fax:(636) 585-2604

For more information go to

Legal and Legislative

Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET) provides legislative and regulatory support to the Local Unions and signatory contractors on market-related issues at the state and local levels. LECET is fully committed to issues of mutual benefit to Labor Management and through the following areas: 

State Prevailing Wage

Federal Davis-Beacon Wage Issues

Workers Compensation

Transportation Funding

Unemployment Compensation

Issues resulting in the creation of new man-hours at the state and local levels

Infrastructure Funding

Work Rules and Regulations


Equal Pay Provisions