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Twenty Weeks of Extended Regular State Benefits Now Available
August 11, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Extended Benefits Available in Addition to PEUC as a Result of Unemployment Rate SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) today announced 20 weeks of state extended benefits (EB) are now available to those who exhaust …
Read the Latest Issue of Lifelines from LIUNA Health & Safety Fund
August 4, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Click here to read Lifelines, August 2020 volume XVII, Num. 3.In This Issue: Message from the Co-Chairmen: Uniting for the Health and Safety of Workers and Their Families LHSFNA Plays Critical Role in First-in-Nation COVID-19 Standard Wearing a Face …
Chicago Reinstates Certain COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Increase
July 24, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) announced today a re-tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for bars, restaurants, gyms and per…
Gov. Pritzker Announces New Mitigation Plan to Prevent Resurgence of COVID-19 in Illinois as State Surpasses Two Million Tests
July 15, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
New Plan Outlines General and Industry-Specific COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts for the State’s 11 Emergency Medical Services Regions Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - Governor, Office of the CHICAGO - Governor Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public H…
$1.5 Trillion Moving Forward Act Passes US House
July 2, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Investment Will Create Jobs Building America Washington, D.C. (July 1, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: LIUNA…
State Law That Requires Hiring Illinois Workers During Times of High Unemployment Takes Effect
July 1, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
SPRINGFIELD – Due to the high unemployment rate caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act will take effect beginning July 1st. The state law requires the workforce on all public works projec…
Gov. Pritzker Announces All Regions Have Met Health Metrics to Move to Phase 4 on June 26
June 25, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Chicago - Today, Governor JB Pritzker announced that every region of the state meets the health benchmarks to advance into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Ahead of the transition tomorrow, Gov. Pritzker announced several new efforts to build on…
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces COVID-19 Mobile Testing Pilot Program
June 23, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today launched a COVID-19 mobile testing pilot program to further the City’s mission of reaching residents in communities that are experiencing a disproportionate impact from the COVID-19 virus. The first…
Immigrant Families Protected from Deportation
June 19, 2020 - CLDC
Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision upholding …
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation to Expand Vote by Mail, Promote Safe Participation in the 2020 Election
June 16, 2020 - CLDC
Springfield, Ill. - To ensure safe and active participation in the 2020 general election during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker signed SB 1863 and HB 2238 into law today to provide vote by mail (VBM) applications to all recent vot…