House Dems Introduce 15-month COBRA Bill for Unemployed Workers
April 17, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
House Education and Labor Committee Chairman, Bobby Scott (D.Va.) on behalf of House Democrats introduced the Worker Health Coverage Protection Act. The bill would provide up to 15 months of fully paid health insurance for workers who have been or wi…
Workers Compensation Amended For Those Who Contract COVID-19
April 16, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission issued an Emergency Rule declaring that any employee in an “essential industry” that contracts COVID-19 will be presumed to have contracted the virus at work. This includes construction …
Thank You Letter from Terry Healy LIUNA VP & Great Lakes Regional Manager
April 13, 2020 - CLDC
Thank You Letter to All Locals, Councils, Training Funds, LECET, LMCC, and Every Affiliate in the Great Lakes Region from Terry Healy, LIUNA Vice President & Great Lakes Regional Manager
Gov. Pritzker Outlines Efforts to Expand Access and Eligibility to Unemployment Insurance
April 13, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Chicago – Building on measures designed to address the unprecedented economic challenges facing Illinois families during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker provided an update on the state’s efforts to expand access and eligibilit…
New Exclusive Member Discounts
April 9, 2020 - CLDC
As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, we are all searching for ways to reduce some of the stress and concern that comes along with it. Through the Midwest Coalition of Labor, we’ve partnered with Perkspot to give our members…
LIUNA Launches COVID-19 Resources Page for Locals & Members
April 9, 2020 - CLDC
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is a challenge, unlike anything we have faced before in the history of our great International Union. It threatens not only our health, and the health of our loved ones, but the construction industry, the global ec…
A Little Peace of Mind - Unemployment Benefits Assistance
April 7, 2020 - CLDC
Dues-paying members of our affiliated Locals are automatically members of the Midwest Coalition of Labor and have access to legal services provided by Union Legal Services, LLC. Union Legal Services will help you with the process of applying for unem…
CDC Now Recommends Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission
April 6, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Español Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States. We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals w…
Free Online Suicide Prevention Training
April 3, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) and Living Works, a suicide prevention training company (also on the Board of CIASP), have teamed up to offer a free online 60-90 minute suicide prevention training through May 29. Mor…
Coronavirus Response Package Is a Step Forward But It Does Not Address Many Critical Issues Affecting Working Families
March 30, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Coronavirus Response Package Is a Step Forward But It Does Not Address Many of the Critical Issues Affecting Working Families Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2020) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ Int…