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May 2019 Pension Fund Returns to Green

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Local 150 Takes Action on Illinois’ Crumbling Roads and Bridges

The recent emergency closure of the Lake Shore Drive bridge in Downtown Chicago has drawn public attention to Illinois' worsening infrastructure crisis. An electrician changing a ...

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  • “White Ballot” Election Ahead as all Officers, Executive Board Nominated at District Meetings

    The nomination process concluded with the final May district meeting on May 23, and all current Local 150 officers and Executive Board members were nominated by the membership to return to office. Nominations will be verified, and all candidates must …

  • Gov. Pritzker releases plan for $41 billion capital bill

    Today, Governor Pritzker released his framework for a $41 billion funding package for transportation infrastructure and state capital construction. The bill would raise Illinois’ state gasoline and diesel taxes by 19 cents and increase registration fees for infrastructure while paying …

  • Local 150 goes on strike against U.S. Silica in Utica

    This morning, U.S. Silica employees at the Utica facility who are represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 went on strike in protest of Unfair Labor Practices (ULP) committed by the employer. The charges filed by Local …