LMCC News

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…
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…
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 …