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February 2019 State of the Union Report

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  • Industry Scholarships Available!

    ​Several construction industry associations have announced their annual scholarship programs for the year. Requirements and application processes vary by organization, so please read the applications carefully to ensure that you complete them correctly. Chicago Federation of Labor William Lee Scholarship …

  • Project Labor Agreements Under Attack in Indiana – Member Action Requested!

    One of the most concerning pieces of legislation threatened by anti-labor Republicans in Indiana during last fall’s campaign was a law banning the use of Project Labor Agreements. True to their word, lawmakers introduced this legislation, in the form of Senate Bill 333. PLA’s encourage …

  • Work Resumes on Wacker Drive

    The year kicked off quickly downtown, with Phase 2 of the Wacker Drive Reconstruction starting on January 3rd. The second of five phases will shut down Upper Wacker Drive between Lake Street and Michigan Avenue as well as Randolph Street and …

  • Colossal Swing Span Replacement Successful in District 8

    One of the largest projects in the region for members in District 8 has been the $75 million replacement of a swing span bridge on the BNSF railroad over the Mississippi River. Members working for Ames Construction and DCCi had …

  • Local 150 Pickets at Wrigley Field, Gets Job Turned Around

    On November 23rd, Local 150 set up a picket at Wrigley Field against Bush Turf, a non-union company performing sod work after the recent Northwestern – Illinois football game at Wrigley Field. Pickets were up for several hours before Local 150 …

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