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All General Membership Meetings are held at:


Laborers Local 1298 Union Hall
681 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550


Saturday December 9th, 2023   


Annual Holiday Meeting

Please join us in appreciation of our members who dedicated and currently devote their time of continued service in good standing with Laborers International Union of North America and Local Union 1298.


Doors Open at 8:00 am 
Meeting begins at 8:30 am

If you are attending we ask that you bring an unwrapped toy for our collection for the Toys for Tots Program

    About Us   

Laborers International Union Local 1298 is a progressive, diversified trade union that represents union laborers, who work as skilled laborers in the construction industry in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, New York.


LIUNA—the Laborers’ International Union of North America—is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing the construction industry.

Founded in 1938, Local 1298 has over 1500 members and is a charted local union for the Laborers International Union of North America. The Laborers International Union of North America is one of the largest unions in the AFL-CIO and has over 500,000 members throughout the United States and Canada.

Local 1298 Union Officers

Business Manager – George F. Truicko Jr.


Assistant Business Manager - George S. Truicko III


Secretary Treasurer – Frank Damiano Jr.


President – Steven M. Aurigema

Vice President – William Flynn

Sergeant-at-Arms – Jason Marchetta

Recording Secretary – James E. Cornell

Auditor – Joseph Rzesut

Auditor - Kyle Lauth

Auditor – Donald Allen

Field Representative – William Flynn

Field Representative – Guy Truicko

Field Representative – James Winship


NYSLOF Organizer - Thomas Pipcynski Jr.


Shape List 
If you have not received a call from the hiring hall, please contact the Union office immediately and verify your contact telephone numbers. A number of members have become unreachable at the contact numbers currently on file. 



Registration Dates

Remember your re-registration date for the shape list. As the dates are different for each member, it is very important to re-register on your date to retain your position on the list. 

Hard Hats / Vests

If you are in need of a replacement hardhat and or vest, they are available at the hiring hall. Make sure that you have your old hardhat and or vest, to turn in. Hardhats and or vests, are also available for purchase.



Dues Payments 

You are responsible for paying $43.00 per month union dues. The Constitution states, "Dues are due the first day of the month and must be paid by the last day of the second month or the member is deemed suspended by the Laborers’ International Union without notice." Please note that you must hold a union book/card in order to hold a union job. Contractors/Employers are notified immediately of suspensions.

You should have your union book/card stamped every time you pay dues. 

  •  You can pay your dues at the union hall or over the phone any time during normal office hours.

  •  You can pay dues at the union meetings.

  •  You can mail your book/card and payment to Local 1298, 681 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11550; your book/card and receipt will be  mailed back to you.

  •  We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover & American Express.  

        Make checks payable to: Laborers Local 1298





    Contact Us   

Laborers Local 1298 

681 Fulton Avenue, Main Floor

Hempstead, NY 11550


Telephone: 516-489-0888

Fax: 516-489-7617

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Closed for lunch between 

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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