The achievements of LIUNA leader Dennis Martire

Dennis L. Martire

Throughout his nearly 30-year career with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), Dennis Martire has grown in his profession in addition to achieving significant milestones for many labor union workers. Acting in his role of vice president and regional manager for the mid-Atlantic region since 2002, Martire has worked tirelessly for those he serves and has some monumental moments to show that.

Martire began with LIUNA in 1990, just four years after graduating from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1986 with his Bachelor of Science degree focused on government. Since that time, Martire has acted as key leadership for various LIUNA initiatives. During the Fluor-Lane’s expansion of Route 495 hot lanes project, Dennis L. Martire played an instrumental role in giving workers a vote to join the LIUNA Local 11 union — and they voted in favor of doing so. This representation effort for more than 200 workers marked one of the biggest union victories in Virginia’s construction industry. Martire also aided individuals in Maryland’s Montgomery County as he fought for fair wages for working families. And during his leadership tenure, Martire oversees LIUNA training programs and other endeavors in addition to his presence and opinions across numerous boards and committees likewise dedicated to labor unions and the mid-Atlantic workforce.

LIUNA’s mid-Atlantic area led by Dennis L. Martire

Dennis L. Martire

The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) strives to aid workers across the United States, including improving their working and environmental conditions and ensuring representation for the decisions, rights and needs of workers everywhere. LIUNA has extensive leadership across the country. The organization and its leadership is divided into regions. One such region, the mid-Atlantic area, has been the focus of Dennis L. Martire throughout his career. He began with the organization in 1990 and has served them for more than 30 years in roles of increasing responsibility. He has acted as the mid-Atlantic’s vice president and regional manager for the majority of his career, since 2002. Dennis L. Martire continues his immense dedication to LIUNA today in the same position.

Training and Education Paid Forward – Dennis L. Martire

Dennis L. Martire

Dennis L. Martire began his education at West Virginia Wesleyan College. It was 1986 when he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Government from that institution and in 1990 he began his career at the Laborers’ International Union of North America. While he has moved departments, he has stayed at the union because he believes in the work he is doing.
Knowing what a good education can do to help a person to achieve more for their life, Dennis L. Martire oversees the top-notch training program that the Laborers’ International Union of North America offers. The training program offers continued education to workers that would like to increase their efficiency with daily tasks, advance in their field, or even choose to start down a different career path. These programs are in a variety of subjects and fields and emphasize growth over competition. Learning to better yourself is an investment that should be made often.

Dennis L. Martire has advanced through the ranks of the union and this is a testament to his tenacity and tireless efforts that he has made for the members of the Laborers’ International Union of North America. He remains passionate about his job and the work he does for the workers. He is currently a proud member of Local Union #1058, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and resides in Northern Virginia with his family.

Dennis Martire dedicates self to the continuing labor endeavors

Dennis L. Martire

For the entirety of his professional, post-college career, Dennis Martire has held a fervent dedication to making employment strides for labor unions. Just four years after he graduated from college — earning a Bachelor of Science in government in 1986 — Martire joined his own labor union and began a long career that continues today with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA). That was 1990 and he was named international representative for LIUNA. His career grew swiftly from there as he became assistant director and director for the LIUNA construction department. And by 2000, he earned another promotion to help oversee the mid-Atlantic region as its assistant regional manager. Within two years, he led in that department as regional manager and elected vice president.

But Martire’s dedication to labor endeavors goes beyond his LIUNA roles and his successes within them. They extend to leadership on various boards and committees that put labor unions at their forefront. Dennis Martire has served on the American High Speed Rail Alliance Advisory Board, the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding and the National Maintenance Agreement Policy Committee. He’s also held roles such as trustee and chairman for organizations such as the Mid-Atlantic Laborers’ Employers Cooperation and Education Trust, the LIUNA National Health and Welfare Trust and the Mid-Atlantic Laborers’ Political League. Martire has immersed himself within labor unions, both his own — #1058 — and those of others to ensure fair wages and work for all.