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January 2021 Light at the End of the Tunnel

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  • Ratification Meeting Scheduled for District 1-2-3 Heavy-Highway/Underground and Building Agreements

    Local 150 reached tentative agreements on the District 1-2-3 Heavy-Highway/Underground and Building Agreements with MARBA, Excavators Inc., CAICA, and the Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties. A ratification meeting has been scheduled at the following time: Sunday, June 139:00 …

  • Workers’ Rights Amendment – a Ban on “Right-to-Work”- Approved for 2022 General Election Ballot

    In the fall of 2022, Illinois voters will have an opportunity to vote for a constitutional ban on “right-to-work” laws in the state. On Wednesday afternoon, the Illinois House of Representatives passed the Workers’ Rights Amendment with bipartisan support, following …

  • Union Halls and Benefit Fund Opened

    Brothers and Sisters, We remain focused on the safety of our membership during the COVID-19 pandemic. In accordance with state and federal mandates regarding large gatherings, we are continuing to evaluate our operations with safety and service to our membership …

  • Bloomberg: Trump Labor Department Shifts Construction Wages on Its Way Out

    From Bloomberg Law: The U.S. Labor Department has quietly updated policies on construction wage standards, delivering industry groups a lobbying victory and taking a possible swipe at building unions in the president’s final weeks in office. Posted deep inside a …

  • Rockford to Pay Local 150 $122,000 for Violating Open Meetings Act

    At its City Council meeting this week, the City of Rockford approved payment of Local 150’s legal fees related to a lawsuit the union filed over procedures surrounding the City’s passage of Governor Rauner’s “turnaround agenda” in 2015. The legal …

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