The Local has been receiving a variety of questions regarding the impact COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may have on our services and members work situation. Local 563 has been, and will continue to, closely monitor COVID-19 and follow recommendations and protocols established by the CDC, WHO, and Minnesota Department of Health.

As of now, Laborer’s Local 563 offices will remain open, we ask if you would like to visit one of our locations, please call us first at 612-781-6933.

Please note that the Minneapolis, Mankato and St. Cloud April membership meetings normally held at 6pm have been cancelled. Additionally, the 2020 Laborer’s Health Fair has been cancelled.

In the event of an outbreak or mandate prohibiting large group gatherings applicable to Local 563 programs and services, Local 563 will reevaluate these decisions and continue to communicate any changes.

We are working closely with LiUNA. Please visit our resource page at and follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @LIUNAMinnesota for the most up to date information. This page is updated almost daily and includes information on changes related to training courses, events, local meetings, business hours and operations. You can also access information for Unemployment Insurance, reporting health concerns at work, and additional resources to help you deal with the impacts of the Coronavirus.

For questions about training through the Laborer’s Training Center please visit their website here.