CLDC News

Gov. Pritzker Announces Largest-Ever Construction Program in State History
July 7, 2023 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
New $40 billion, multi-year effort reflects strength of Rebuild Illinois, multimodal commitment SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker joined state and local officials at the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) headquarters today to announ…
Laborers Back Joe Biden for Four More Years
June 8, 2023 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (June 8, 2023) – Brent Booker, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: LIUNA’s more than half-million strong members enthusia…
Third-Generation Laborer Brent Booker Takes the Helm of One of the Largest Construction Trades Unions in North America
May 1, 2023 - CLDC
Washington, D.C. (May 1, 2023) – Brent Booker, a third-generation laborer, today became General President of the half-million member Laborers’ International Union of North America. Booker was appointed to the position by the union’s…
Workers' Memorial Day
April 28, 2023 - CLDC
April 28, 2023 As we approach the end of April, it is time to renew our commitment to fighting for safer jobs and commemorating those whom we have lost as we commemorate Workers Memorial Day in the U.S. and the National Day of Mourning in Canada, fol…
Farewell Message from Terry O'Sullivan, LIUNA General President
April 28, 2023 - CLDC
Dear Brothers and Sisters, On this, my last day as LIUNA General President, I write to wish you and your families all the best. I love this union and everything it stands for. It has been the privilege of my life to stand with the the strong, proud, …
LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan and General Secretary Treasurer Armand E Sabitoni Announce their Retirement
March 28, 2023 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2023) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of the Laborers’ International Union of North American (LIUNA), is retiring effective April 30 after serving as General President for almost 24 years. LIUNA has…
Marty Walsh, Secretary of Labor, visited Chicago
November 15, 2022 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Marty Walsh, Secretary of Labor, visited Chicago and stopped by SMART Local 73 with the Laborers' and other Building Trades for #NationalApprenticeshipWeek “National Apprenticeship Week reminds Americans of the tremendous benefits that Register…
WE DID IT!
November 15, 2022 - CLDC
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!WE DID IT! IT WAS ACCOMPLISHED WITH EVERYONE’S HELP! Congratulations and THANK YOU. Together we made history. Our union was one of THE FIRST to support the Workers’ Rights Amendment. We said we’ve got…
A Solemn Salute to Our Armed Forces
November 11, 2022 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
A Message from LIUNA General President, Terry O'Sullivan On this Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, we solemnly and gratefully salute our veterans for their honor, courage, and patriotism. The men and women who serve and have served in our armed force…
The Workers' Mic
November 4, 2022 - CLDC
Check out the new WGN Radio Program, “The Workers’ Mic”. In the first episode our very own, Joseph Healy, Chicago Laborers' District Council Secretary-Treasurer and Local 1092 Business Manager discusses the importance of adopting th…