2014 Scholarship Winners
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Congratulation to James Quiley for receiving the 2014 Labor 147 Richard E. Fitzsimmons Memorial Scholarship Award.

Welcome to Sandhogs Local 147

Thank you for visiting the web site of Laborers' Local Union No. 147. The leadership and members of Local 147 hope this website will be both informative and insightful.

Local 147, maybe better known as the Sandhogs, are part of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA). LIUNA is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing over 800,000 men and women working towards better wages, benefits, safer job sites, and more opportunity.

Members of Local 147 are Tunnel Diggers and can be found working on major projects throughout New York City. The Sandhogs have worked on projects starting with the Brooklyn Bridge, Lincoln, Holland, Queens-Midtown, and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnels, along with most of New York City's subways, waterways, and sewers.

We work on the foundations of the buildings and bridges you use every day. We are dedicated, highly trained, and skilled group of workers that helps New York City run.    

Please take your time to peruse our site and see the wealth of information that is available. You can learn more About Us or the Training that makes us the highly skilled workers that we are. Thank You.