CLDC News

Rep. Lipinski Announces Update to $150 million Rail Underpass
February 21, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3), Nottingham Park, Chicago photo credit D. Darnall Congressman Lipinski hosted a news conference this afternoon to announce the latest updates for the $150 million grade separation project at Harlem Ave. between 63rd an…
Governor Pritzker Signs Illinois Works Jobs Program Into Law at Laborers' Training Facility
December 11, 2019 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
At the LIUNA Chicago Laborers’ District Council Training Center yesterday afternoon, alongside chief bill sponsors Senator Napoleon Harris, Representative Will Davis, legislators and supporters, Governor Pritzker signed into law the Minority Pa…
IDOT Released it's Multi-Year Plan FY2020-2025
October 22, 2019 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
From the Chicago Sun-Times: Pritzker releases details of $23.5B road construction plan, touted as ‘investing on the front end’ The money will go toward maintaining 4,212 miles of roadways and 9.2 million square feet of bridges, according …
Is Your Family Protected?
September 24, 2019 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Brothers and Sisters, We know how hard it is for you to get affordable life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) coverage. Because of our line of work, insurance companies often charge us outrageous rates, if they are willing t…
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Creating Worker Protection Unit in Attorney General's Office
August 26, 2019 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Friday creating a Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Attorney General which will protect Illinois workers from wage theft and other unlawful employment practices. In 2018, Gov. Rauner vetoed substa…
Protect LIUNA Apprenticeships - Take Action Now
August 8, 2019 - CLDC LMCC LECET
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a proposed rule under the National Apprenticeship Act to establish a process for the recognition of a low-standard, non-union industry-operated apprenticeship program called Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship P…
The State of America’s Infrastructure
May 13, 2019 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Our infrastructure needs—from roads and bridges to water and energy—are vast and growing. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the total investment needed through 2025 is $4.59 trillion. However, if lawmakers act now we c…
Right-to-Work (For Less) Ordinances Banned in Illinois
April 12, 2019 - CLDC LMCC LECET
In a victory for Illinois unions and workers, today, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. This measure bans all units of local government from passing so-called, right-to-work ordinances. “Right-to-work&rd…
Thank you
April 3, 2019 - CLDC
Thank You! April 3, 2019 To all Locals, Officers, and Members: Last night candidates endorsed by the Chicago Laborers’ District Council and our affiliated Local Unions won key races across Chicago, Suburban Cook, and the collar counties. Thank …
Signup to Volunteer for Lori Lightfoot for Mayor
March 20, 2019 - CLDC
Members can now signup online to volunteer for Lori Lightfoot's campaign for mayor. Click the link to sign up now! Volunteer Signup Lori Lightfoot is committed to supporting collective bargaining, prevailing wage, project labor agreements, job opport…