DONATO A. BIANCO, JR.
LIUNA Vice President & New England Regional Manager
Donato (Dan) A. Bianco, Jr., was appointed LIUNA Vice President and New England Regional Manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) on May 1, 2023. Brother Bianco has made his career in the labor movement as a well-respected advocate for workers’ rights and opportunities for economic development while fostering strong labor-management partnerships in both the public and private sector.
A second-generation laborer, Brother Bianco is a proud member of Construction and General Laborers' Local Union 271 in Providence, RI. In 1990, Brother Bianco began his career working as a construction craft laborer before rising through the ranks of Local Union 271, being elected as Secretary-Treasurer of Local Union 271, an office he held for nearly 20 years. Additionally, Brother Bianco previously served LIUNA as an International Representative assigned to the six New England States and New York for 23 years, until his appointment as New England Assistant Regional Manager.
Brother Bianco currently serves as the Chairman of the New England Laborers’ Tri-Funds, Chairman of the Rhode Island Laborers’ Legal Services Fund and Trustee on the LIUNA Training and Education Fund, the Laborers’-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust, and the LIUNA Staff and Affiliates Pension Fund. He serves as a board member of Build RI, Delegate to the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council, and member of the Executive Committee of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO.
In addition to his dedication to LIUNA and the labor movement, Brother Bianco remains active in the community, serving as a board member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence, the Rhode Island Youth Basketball Association, the East Greenwich Basketball Association, the East Greenwich Lacrosse Association, and the Rhode Island Hospital Board of Governors.
Brother Bianco earned a BA from Providence College, where he was a 2-time captain of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Brother Bianco is also a graduate of the Harvard University Trade Union Program. A native of Providence, RI, Brother Bianco resides with his family in East Greenwich, RI.