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June 12, 2018 - CLDC
Illinois Passes Budget & Approves Infrastructure Spending
June 5, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
It’s been ten years since Illinois has had a capital bill. In the decade since the $31 billion capital program was signed by then-Governor Pat Quinn the public construction industry has been on a steady decline, punctuated by a sharp drop off t…
The Guardian Got It's Hands on Our Opposition's Toolkit
May 15, 2018 - CLDC
Exclusive: how rightwing groups wield secret 'toolkit' to plot against US unions Internal documents obtained by the Guardian reveal a nationwide drive to persuade union members to quit and stop paying dues...Please, read the entire article and click …
Together We Can Stamp Out Hunger
May 9, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
The National Letter Carriers' Annual food drive is this Saturday, May 12. Place your bag of non-perishable donations next to your mailbox and your letter carrier will deliver it to a local food bank. The top requested non-perishable food items are: c…
In Remembrance of the Fallen
April 23, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
LIUNA Leaders Travel from Across the Nation as “Citizen Lobbyists”
April 18, 2018 - CLDC
Meeting with Legislators, They Inform Congress About the Priorities of the Workers Who Build Our Nation Washington, D.C. (April 17, 2018) – Leaders of LIUNA – the nation’s largest union of construction laborers – spread across…
Laborers' Local 75 Flooded with Volunteers for Cleanup at Old Joliet Prison
April 13, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
This is wonderful news. So many LIUNA members and others have called to volunteer to clean up the old Joliet Prison that Laborers' Local 75 has had to turn people away. As Laborers, we take pride in our union and we display that pride by giving back …
What Happens When Prevailing Wage Goes Away & You’re Not Covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement
April 10, 2018 - CLDC
Mike Mollo’s Story, Laborers Local 1, brick and mason tender Prior to becoming a LIUNA Local 1 member, Mike worked for a non-union contractor on water towers primarily in Wisconsin. Since these were public works, his wages were set and protecte…
It's National Work Zone Awareness Week
April 9, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
LMCC Comments on Trump's infrastructure Plan
April 6, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Trump's infrastructure plan gets mixed reviews in IllinoisBy Greg Bishop | Watchdog.org, Apr 5, 2018 Illinois lawmakers are hearing the good and the bad of President Donald Trump's 10-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Trump’s plan would …