LECET News

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…
Court Ruling Upholds Silica Standard, Protects Workers
January 9, 2018 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Court Ruling Upholds Silica Standard, Protects Workers The hard-working men and women of LIUNA and fellow building tradesmen and women will be safer on the job with the recent D.C. Circuit Court decision to uphold OSHA's silica rule. While the Court …
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…