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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…
Biden & Harris Eliminate IRAPs
February 18, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
A Message from LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan February 18, 2021 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Congratulations! Your determination and advocacy for LIUNA apprenticeship programs made a difference. President Biden and Vice President Harris recog…
New COVID Mitigations and Vaccine Plan Update
January 15, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 CONTACT Gov.press@illinois.govGovernor Pritzker Announces Limited Indoor Dining to Resume in Tier 1 as Three of 11 Regions Qualify to Move Out of Tier 3 Mitigations Gov. Announces State to Move to Phase 1B …
LIUNA Praises Selection of Mayor Walsh for Labor Secretary
January 7, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today: The 500,000 strong, proud, and united men and w…
Illinois Mask Mandate Extended
January 6, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The previous mask mandate established through an emergency rule to the Control of Communicable Disease Code expired on January 3, 2021. However, a subsequent emergency rule was filed January 4, 2021 and is in effect for 150 days.
A Look At What's in the Stimulus Package
January 4, 2021 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
By Zach Montague Published Dec. 28, 2020, Updated Dec. 29, 2020 NYTimes.comWASHINGTON — The $900 billion stimulus bill that President Trump finally signed into law on Sunday evening goes well beyond providing the $600 checks that became a huge …
Statewide Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations Take Effect Friday 11/20/20
November 17, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigation Requirements (pdf) CHICAGO - With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois, the Midwest and the nation, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced additiona…
A Solemn Salute to Our Armed Forces
November 11, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
A Special Veterans Day Message from Terry O'Sullivan, LIUNA General President Whether challenged by a health crisis, economic struggles or political strife, there is one steady, constant and true strength in the United States and Canada: the honor, c…
Restaurant, Bar Patrons Now Required to Wear Masks When Interacting with Staff
August 25, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
The State of Illinois today announced revised guidelines for restaurants and bar establishments statewide to operate safely and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Based on a recent increase in cases, these latest guidelines will require patrons to …