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April 2019 Legislative Plans to Protect Rights and Create Jobs

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  • Right to Work Defeated in Indiana

    ​This afternoon, it became official- “right to work” is dead in Indiana. House Speaker Brian Bosma said the legislation would not be reintroduced in this session. Rallies of union workers from across the Midwest began on Tuesday as Indiana became …

  • Right to Work Threat Continues in Indiana

    Local 150 members have been closely watching the threat of “right to work” legislation in Indiana over the past few weeks, and on Monday afternoon, the anti-union legislation was passed out of committee by a vote of 8-5, with all …

  • Indiana Labor Laws Under Attack

    On Tuesday, February 15th, an Indiana House Committee will consider a bill that would ban the use of project labor agreements (PLA’s) and ban the Common Construction Wage. PLA’s and prevailing wage laws are sacred to labor, and we need to …

  • UPDATE: Illinois Supreme Court Approves Stay for $31B Capital Plan

    This afternoon, the Illinois Supreme Court approved a stay requested by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. This stay effectively puts last week’s ruling by an Appellate Court to rest until the Supreme Court rules on the appeal. The Appellate Court …

  • Illinois Court Strikes Down Capital Bill Funding; Quinn Promises Immediate Appeal

    ​Today, an Illinois Appellate Court declared the laws providing approximately half of the funding for the $31 billion capital bill unconstitutional. This threatens the future of thousands of projects and tens of thousands of jobs. The law was deemed unconstitutional …

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