LMCC News

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…
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…