CLDC News

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,”…
Statewide Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations Take Effect Friday 11/20/20
November 17, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigation Requirements (pdf) CHICAGO - With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois, the Midwest and the nation, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced additiona…
A Solemn Salute to Our Armed Forces
November 11, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
A Special Veterans Day Message from Terry O'Sullivan, LIUNA General President Whether challenged by a health crisis, economic struggles or political strife, there is one steady, constant and true strength in the United States and Canada: the honor, c…
You Made it Happen
November 9, 2020 - CLDC
A Special Message from Terry O'Sullivan, LIUNA General President LIUNA...You made it happen. Thank You! Dear Brothers and Sisters: Let me begin by thanking each and every one of you for all of your hard work during this extraordinary election. You sh…
Important Election Notice & E-mail Sign-up
October 23, 2020 - CLDC
On October 12, 2020, all members of our affiliated Locals on our e-mailing list were sent an important message titled “Laborers’ Endorsed Candidates” from James P. Connolly, Business Manager of the Chicago Laborers’ District C…
ANTI-UNION ACTIONS BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION
October 12, 2020 - CLDC
Donald Trump likes to portray himself as pro-worker but like many of his assertions, this is a flat-out lie. Following is a short explanation of what Trump’s NLRB is doing to destroy unions and the middle class. All these radically pro-business…
Trump Administration Pushing New Plan That Would Cut Laborers’ Wages by More Than 58%
September 24, 2020 - CLDC
LIUNA Endorses Joe Biden for President
September 7, 2020 - CLDC
Washington, D.C. (September 7, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: After discussions with our leaders and member…
Restaurant, Bar Patrons Now Required to Wear Masks When Interacting with Staff
August 25, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The State of Illinois today announced revised guidelines for restaurants and bar establishments statewide to operate safely and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Based on a recent increase in cases, these latest guidelines will require patrons to …
GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES ON WORKERS’ RIGHTS AND SAFETY DURING PHASE 4 OF THE RESTORE ILLINOIS PLAN
August 18, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The following was issued by the State of IL, Dept. of Labor, IDES, and IDPH. Federal and Illinois law requires employers to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. As we enter Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan and more Illinoisans return to work, e…