Contractors News

State launches next phase of I-80 corridor construction in Joliet: ‘A game changer for this community’
January 21, 2022 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Work is expected to begin on Houbolt Road with relocation of utilities this winter followed by construction in the spring. Houbolt Road construction is a Rebuild Illinois project slated to rebuild 16 miles of I-80 over the next six years. #Infrastruc…
New Chicago Vaccine Requirement Effective January 3, 2022
December 21, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Starting January 3rd, the City of Chicago will require patrons of certain indoor spaces to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This decision is driven in part by the Omicron variant and is in line with requirements already in place in other big cities in…
President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Paves Way for Hundreds of Thousands of Good Union Jobs
November 15, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: It is a great honor to represent the proud me…
New Collective Bargaining Agreements
November 3, 2021 - Contractors
New Collective Bargaining Agreement Information, effective 6/1/2021 The Chicago Laborers’ District Council has reached a five-year agreement, effective June 1, 2021 with the following contractor associations: MARBA (Builder’s Association,…
Pelosi says Biden's infrastructure bill can't wait for social safety net bill
September 28, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
By Sahil Kapur via NBC News WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats on Monday that passage of the $550 billion infrastructure bill must not wait for President Joe Biden's multitrillion-dollar safety net bill, saying the larger pa…
LIUNA Cheers Bipartisanship on Senate Infrastructure Deal
August 3, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (August 2, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: LIUNA members have been on the frontlines advoca…
Gov. Pritzker Announces State Will Fully Reopen Friday, June 11
June 11, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - Governor, Office of the SPRINGFIELD - Illinois will move to a full reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois plan, on Friday, June 11, 2021. On Friday, the state will eliminate all capacity li…
New Collective Bargaining Agreement Information
June 4, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
June 3, 2021 The Chicago Laborers’ District Council has reached a five-year agreement with the following contractor associations: MARBA (Builder’s Association, Mason Contractors’ Association of Greater Chicago, Great Lakes Construct…
Important Contract Negotiations Update!
May 28, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Friday, May 28, 2021 The Chicago Laborers’ District Council has reached a five-year agreement with the following contractor associations: MARBA (Builder’s Association, Mason Contractors’ Association of Greater Chicago, Great Lakes C…
Illinois will Enter Bridge Phase of Reopening Plan on May 14th
May 13, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
CHICAGO -Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed today the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan tomorrow, Friday, May 14th. The Bridge Phase is the final step befo…