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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…
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…