LMCC News

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…
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 …
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…
IL Senate President Appeals to Congress for COVID-19 Aid
April 17, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
This week, Illinois Senate President Don Harmon sent a letter to U.S. Senator Dick Durbin on behalf of the 40-member Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus. In it, he calls on Congress to provide financial assistance to the State of Illinois including: 1.…
House Dems Introduce 15-month COBRA Bill for Unemployed Workers
April 17, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
House Education and Labor Committee Chairman, Bobby Scott (D.Va.) on behalf of House Democrats introduced the Worker Health Coverage Protection Act. The bill would provide up to 15 months of fully paid health insurance for workers who have been or wi…
Workers Compensation Amended For Those Who Contract COVID-19
April 16, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission issued an Emergency Rule declaring that any employee in an “essential industry” that contracts COVID-19 will be presumed to have contracted the virus at work. This includes construction …
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…