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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA ADDS PREVAILING WAGE TO ISBI RULES
May 22, 2020 - CLDC
May 21, 2020 CHICAGO – Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza helped ensure Thursday that the state will no longer invest in funds which own properties flouting Illinois’ Prevailing Wage Act. The act ensures workers will not be paid lo…
Property Tax Payment Relief
May 19, 2020 - CLDC
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, some counties in the area are offering extensions on the due dates of property taxes. Listed below are the new property tax payment due dates for properties located in DuPage, Kane, McHenry, and Cook Counites. Other counti…
HEROES Act with Pension Protections Key to Pandemic Response and Recovery
May 15, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement on H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Em…
State leverages Rebuild Illinois Dollars to Support Public Infrastructure Projects and Construction Jobs for Summer
May 12, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced Fast-Track Public Infrastructure Grants, an initiative to accelerate work on planned public infrastructure projects around the state. The Sta…
Be Counted! Participate in the 2020 Census
May 7, 2020 - CLDC
Be Counted! LIUNA members are being encouraged to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census, which will help determine congressional and state legislative district lines, as well as allot federal resources for transportation, infrastructure, and education.…
Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State
May 6, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Restore Illinois is a Five-Phase, Regional Plan for Saving Lives, Livelihoods, and Safely Reopening Illinois Chicago – Building on data, science, and guidance from public health experts and after consulting with stakeholders across the state, G…
Workers' Memorial Day
April 28, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Workers' Memorial Day Message from LIUNA General President, Terry O'Sullivan Brothers and Sisters, On April 28, we will mark Workers Memorial Day in the U.S. and the National Day of Mourning in Canada to honor those killed, maimed or sickened on the …
Donna A. Hubert Memorial Scholarship Fund Application Open
April 28, 2020 - CLDC
On the fifth anniversary of Partner Donna Hubert's passing in August 2014, the Partners and Principals of Legacy Professionals LLP announced the creation of the Donna A. Hubert Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donna was a 1979 graduate of the University of…
Illinois Stay At Home Order Extended To End of May
April 23, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
CHICAGO (WAND) - Gov. JB Pritzker announced during his Thursday afternoon address he is making changes to the Illinois stay-at-home order based on recommendations from medical experts. According to Prtizker, data shows that lifting the order this wee…
Members of Chicago Laborers' Affiliated Locals Sent Face Masks
April 23, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
On behalf of the LIUNA Great Lakes Region, Chicago Laborers’ District Council, and all Affiliated Locals we have mailed all active working members (non-retired) a washable, reusable cloth face-covering. Please, wear it at work and in other publ…