LMCC News

Rauner Rejects Workers' Compensation Cost Savings for Employers
August 23, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
Gov. Bruce Rauner has sided with big insurance companies and against Illinois employers, House Speaker Michael J. Madigan said, criticizing the governor’s veto of legislation offering Illinois businesses the ability to reduce workers’ com…
Bi-Partisan Balanced Budget Ends Historic Impasse
July 6, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
As of July 6 Illinois finally has a balanced bi-partisan budget after two years of devastating impasse thanks to legislators from both parties in the House and Senate. The balanced bi-partisan budget restores funding to IDOT projects so that Laborers…
Layoffs Begin as State Shuts Down Road Projects
July 3, 2017 - CLDC LMCC LECET
The Illinois Department of Transportation has suspended projects as of July 1 due to the lack of a state budget. This shutdown impacts highway, rail, transit and aeronautics projects that involve contracts that have been let and awarded by the state,…
Governor Rauner Threatens Thousands of Construction Jobs
June 28, 2017 - LMCC
Wayne Hedley, construction Laborer, to Governor Rauner, “Please, don’t forget about me and my family.” June 30 is a crucial deadline for roughly 30,000 construction workers and their families in Illinois because if Governor Rauner d…
Strong Bipartisan Support for Repeal of the Cadillac Tax Encouraging for Working Class Americans
January 10, 2017 - LMCC
Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2017) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today on the reintroduction of bills to repeal the Ca…
Tillerson Strong Nominee for Secretary of State
December 13, 2016 - LMCC
Washington, D.C. (December 13, 2016) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement on the nomination of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of …