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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 …
Biden calls for Passage of the HEROES Act
November 17, 2020 - CLDC
By Ted Cox, One Illinois President-elect Biden announced his intention to go big with a COVID-19 relief package Monday in his first economic address since winning the election. “We all agree that we want to get the economy back on track,”…
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…
You Made it Happen
November 9, 2020 - CLDC
A Special Message from Terry O'Sullivan, LIUNA General President LIUNA...You made it happen. Thank You! Dear Brothers and Sisters: Let me begin by thanking each and every one of you for all of your hard work during this extraordinary election. You sh…
Important Election Notice & E-mail Sign-up
October 23, 2020 - CLDC
On October 12, 2020, all members of our affiliated Locals on our e-mailing list were sent an important message titled “Laborers’ Endorsed Candidates” from James P. Connolly, Business Manager of the Chicago Laborers’ District C…
ANTI-UNION ACTIONS BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION
October 12, 2020 - CLDC
Donald Trump likes to portray himself as pro-worker but like many of his assertions, this is a flat-out lie. Following is a short explanation of what Trump’s NLRB is doing to destroy unions and the middle class. All these radically pro-business…