LECET News

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…
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
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 …
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 …
Tips for Working Safely in Cold Weather
January 30, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Work Safely in Cold Weather Does your job keep you outside in cold weather? If so, here are two essentials when getting ready for the workday: Dress in layers and use sun protection. Dressing in Layers Chilly temperatures are often accompanied by rai…
Tips for Working Safely in Cold Weather
January 30, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Work Safely in Cold Weather Does your job keep you outside in cold weather? If so, here are two essentials when getting ready for the workday: Dress in layers and use sun protection. Dressing in Layers Chilly temperatures are often accompanied by rai…
2017 Illinois Unionization Rates Are Up
January 22, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Illinois added 15,000 union members in 2017 while its five bordering states lost 104,000 union members.Original SourceNew Bureau of Labor Statistics data released last Friday shows that Illinois’ unionization rate increased by 0.5 percentage po…
Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 15, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was not only a leader who ushered in a movement for justice, peace, and reconciliation but a man who changed the course of history. As we approach his birthday, it is tim…