Local 42 was chartered on the 7th day of January 1933. At that time LIUNA was called International Hod Carriers’ Building and Common Laborers’ Union. Local 42 was a result of the merger of three Locals: Local 22, which was chartered in August 1, 1906, Local 162 which was chartered May 31, 1913 and Local 284 which was chartered April 7, 1914.In August of 2010 Local 1032, Police & Public Employee Union merged with Local 42. This created the Laborers’ Local 42 Law Enforcement Division an. Local 53 merged with Local 42 in March of 2015. We continue to strive for stronger and unified labor movement.