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Gov. Pritzker Outlines Efforts to Expand Access and Eligibility to Unemployment Insurance
April 13, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Chicago – Building on measures designed to address the unprecedented economic challenges facing Illinois families during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker provided an update on the state’s efforts to expand access and eligibilit…
CDC Now Recommends Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission
April 6, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Español Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States. We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals w…
Free Online Suicide Prevention Training
April 3, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) and Living Works, a suicide prevention training company (also on the Board of CIASP), have teamed up to offer a free online 60-90 minute suicide prevention training through May 29. Mor…
Coronavirus Response Package Is a Step Forward But It Does Not Address Many Critical Issues Affecting Working Families
March 30, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Coronavirus Response Package Is a Step Forward But It Does Not Address Many of the Critical Issues Affecting Working Families Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ Int…
Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Reg. Announces Help for Consumers Struggling to Make Payments on their Debts Due to the COVID-19
March 30, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Monday, March 30, 2020 - Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois Department of CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation today announced a series of actions to ensure the protection of Illinoisans in many area…
U.S. social distancing guidelines extended to April 30
March 29, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The initial 15-day period set by the federal government was set to expire Monday. Now it’s set to last through next month. By Associated Press Updated Mar 29, 2020, 7:06pm CDT Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, AP WASHINGTON — Bracing the natio…
LIUNA Health & Safety Fund COVID-19 Guidance for Construction Employers
March 24, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) recognizes that LIUNA signatory employers are committed to ensuring the safety and health of their workforce, including taking the appropriate steps to limit the spread of the nov…
Jesse White Extends Office Closures, Including Driver Services Facilities, Through April 7
March 23, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
For Immediate Release: March 20, 2020Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is announcing that all offices, including Driver Services facilities statewide, will extend their closures to the public through April 7, 2020, due to Governor Pritzker&rsqu…
Gov. Pritzker Announces Statewide Stay At Home Order to Maximize COVID-19 Containment, Ensure Health Care System Remains Fully Operational
March 20, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Order Begins 5 p.m. Saturday; Governor Orders Local Governments to Halt Evictions, Bans Gatherings of More Than 10 People Friday, March 20, 2020 - Office of the Governor Chicago — Following the advice of leading public health experts around the…
Illinois Capital Development Board Response to Coronavirus
March 19, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The Illinois Capital Development Board is currently taking the following actions to help halt the spread of the coronavirus. CBD is in the process of reviewing each of its 97 active construction projects to determine whether they should continue work…