CLDC News

Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act
March 31, 2021 - CLDC
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed the U.S. House last week. Democrats in our state delegation supported it while every Republican voted against it. This legislation is now in the Senate, where our two U.S. Senators – Dick Du…
Joint Labor COVID Vaccine Announcement
March 23, 2021 - CLDC
We are pleased to announce that Chicago Laborers’ District Council is joining forces with Pipefitters Local 597 and IBEW Local 134 to get COVID-19 vaccines out to all of our members who want to be vaccinated. The vaccines will be provided by a …
Biden and Congress Deliver on Pandemic Relief and Multi-Employer Pension Protection for Millions of Union Retirees Beneficiaries and Members
March 12, 2021 - CLDC
Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today on the American Rescue Plan: LIUNA retirees, bene…
PRO Act Passage in the US House - Historic Victory for Working People
March 10, 2021 - CLDC
Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today on passage of H.R. 842, the Protecting the Right …
Biden & Harris Eliminate IRAPs
February 18, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
A Message from LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan February 18, 2021 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Congratulations! Your determination and advocacy for LIUNA apprenticeship programs made a difference. President Biden and Vice President Harris recog…
New COVID Mitigations and Vaccine Plan Update
January 15, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 CONTACT Gov.press@illinois.govGovernor Pritzker Announces Limited Indoor Dining to Resume in Tier 1 as Three of 11 Regions Qualify to Move Out of Tier 3 Mitigations Gov. Announces State to Move to Phase 1B …
LIUNA Praises Selection of Mayor Walsh for Labor Secretary
January 7, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: The 500,000 strong, proud, and united men and w…
Illinois Mask Mandate Extended
January 6, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The previous mask mandate established through an emergency rule to the Control of Communicable Disease Code expired on January 3, 2021. However, a subsequent emergency rule was filed January 4, 2021 and is in effect for 150 days.
A Look At What's in the Stimulus Package
January 4, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
By Zach Montague Published Dec. 28, 2020, Updated Dec. 29, 2020 NYTimes.comWASHINGTON — The $900 billion stimulus bill that President Trump finally signed into law on Sunday evening goes well beyond providing the $600 checks that became a huge …
Biden calls for Passage of the HEROES Act
November 17, 2020 - CLDC
By Ted Cox, One Illinois President-elect Biden announced his intention to go big with a COVID-19 relief package Monday in his first economic address since winning the election. “We all agree that we want to get the economy back on track,”…