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January 2020 Training: A Core Principle

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Memorial Services Announced for William E. “Bill” Dugan

We regret to announce the passing of William E. “Bill” Dugan, former IUOE General Vice-President and President-Business Manager of Local 150. Memorial services will be ...

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  • Labor History Lesson: Nazis Destroy Labor Unions in 1933

    From The People’s World: Today in labor history: Nazis destroy unions May 2, 2014 2:47 PM CDT  BY SPECIAL TO PEOPLE’S WORLD On May 2, 1933, Adolf Hitler’s storm troopers occupied all trade union headquarters across Germany, and union leaders were arrested and …

  • Sweeney: Dangerous Bridges No Laughing Matter

    In response to a column in the Joliet Herald-News that likened the dangerous I-80 Bridge over the Des Plaines River in Joliet to a thrill ride that should charge admission, Local 150 President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney wrote the following …

  • NLRB Sides with Local 150, Protecting Scabby the Rat Again!

    On October 16, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge Kimberly Sorg-Graves sided with Local 150 in a case involving Maglish Plumbing, Heating and Electric that attracted national attention and carried heavy implications for the future use of Scabby …