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OSHA Silica Rule Outlasts Legal Challenges
December 28, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
OSHA silica rule outlasts legal challenges December 28, 2017 AUTHOR Kim Slowey@kimslowey Dive Brief: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Friday dismissed all industry legal challenges against the new silica dust exposure standard implem…
Happy Holidays from LIUNA
December 25, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Happy Holidays from LIUNA Dear Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of myself, General Secretary-Treasurer Armand E. Sabitoni, and the entire LIUNA General Executive Board, I want to wish you, and every member of the LIUNA family, the best of Holiday Seas…
CISCO Launches 2018 Scholarship Program
December 19, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
CISCO Launches 2018 Scholarship Program – Application Deadline – February 23, 2018 The Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) is now accepting applications for its 2018 Scholarship Program. The three different program categorie…
Fact-Checking Rauner's List of "Accomplishments"
December 19, 2017 - CLDC
Education funding, Amazon touted in Rauner’s top 10 accomplishments Chicago Sun-TimesTina Sfondeles @TinaSfon | email As Gov. Bruce Rauner wraps up a year full of twists and turns, a list of top 10 accomplishments released by his campaign on Mo…
William A. Lee Memorial Scholarships
December 18, 2017 - CLDC
Applications for the 2018 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship are now available online. The Chicago Federation of Labor will award 10 college scholarships to high school seniors, valued at $2,000 each, to five winners of the Academic Competition and …
JB Pritzker Lands Sen. Durbin & Duckworth Endorsements
December 8, 2017 - CLDC
Today, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth endorsed JB Pritzker for governor at a campaign event in Chicago. The two endorsements come as support for JB Pritzker continues to grow throughout the state with endorsements from Secr…
Pillars of the Community
November 20, 2017 - CLDC
On behalf of the Chicago Laborers’ District Council, Jim Connolly, Business Manager & Chuck LoVerde, Sec.-Treas. were honored to accept the 2017 Pillars of the Community award from Sister Rosemary Connelly and the Misericordia Women’s…
In Remembrance of Veterans
November 10, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
In Remembrance of Veterans On this Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, we are all aware of dangers around the globe and the men and women in uniform across the United States and Canada who shield and protect us from them. From the Middle East to the Pa…
New Protections for City Employees Who are Victims of Sexual Violence, Domestic Abuse
October 31, 2017 - CLDC
New protections for city victims of domestic violence, sexual assault Chicago Sun-Times 10/30/2017 City employees who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault would be guaranteed up to one month of paid leave, under a policy change propose…
Right-to-Work Show Down at the Illinois Capitol
October 25, 2017 - CLDC
Chicago Tribune 10/25/17Democrats led by Speaker Michael Madigan on Wednesday could try to finish overriding Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a bill that would ban local governments from setting up right-to-work zones. A vote on the measu…