Dennis Martire‘s journey with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) commenced in 1990 and has been marked by resounding success. As a member of Local Union #1058 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Martire held a personal connection to the challenges faced by laborers worldwide. Combining his own empathy with the knowledge acquired during his academic pursuits, including a Bachelor of Science degree earned at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Martire embarked on a path that would bring about substantial change.
His initial role within LIUNA was as an international representative in the jurisdictional disputes department. However, Martire’s ascent through the ranks was rapid, driven by a relentless commitment to the betterment of laborers throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
Dennis Martire’s list of accomplishments includes pivotal moments such as facilitating the formation of a local union among workers involved in the Route 495 Hot Lanes Project. He also played a pivotal role in the successful passage of a fair wage law benefiting working families in Montgomery County, Maryland. These are just a few examples of Martire’s significant victories as an employee of LIUNA, achievements that resonate deeply with the individuals he tirelessly serves each day.