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  • Indiana Members: E-mail Your Senators to Protect Apprentice Training!

    Brothers and Sisters, Right now, an Indiana Senate committee is advancing legislation that would negatively impact Indiana’s Design-Build law, removing requirements for contractors to participate in apprenticeship programs. Instead of requiring contractors to use federally-approved apprenticeship training, these changes would …

  • March with Local 150 at Upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parades

    MARCH 9: COUNTRYSIDE PARADE Meet at Countryside Park on 61st. Street Between Brainard & Kensington. Staging begins at 11:30 a.m. Parade begins at 1:00 p.m. MARCH 16: ARCHER AVENUE PARADE Meet on South Oak Park Avenue at 54th Street Staging …

  • President-Business Manager James Sweeney Nominated to Illinois Tollway’s Board of Directors

    From the Chicago Tribune: James Sweeney, president and business manager of the politically influential International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150, was returned to a post on the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board on Thursday by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker. …

  • Chicago Municipal Endorsements – “Anybody but Daley”

    The Chicago Municipal Election is coming up on February 26th, and Local 150 has released candidates for various offices in this election. While we have remained neutral in the mayoral, we are urging members not to vote for Bill Daley, …

  • Indiana House of Representatives Passes HB1660, Weakening Workforce Training

    Earlier this week, we alerted members that Indiana’s House of Representatives was moving on a bill that would loosen requirements for skill training to participate in public design-build projects. Almost 800 of our members reached out to their state representatives …

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