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Agreement between Tollway and Canadian Pacific Railroad clears logjam facing O’Hare Western Access project

Jun 13, 2018 -
Today, the Illinois Tollway and the Canadian Pacific Railroad reached a long-awaited agreement to allow construction of Interstates 390 and 490 to cross through the rail yard on the western edge of O'Hare Airport. Canadian Pacific's earlier refusal to allow...

Illinois budget includes infrastructure funding, but need remains for comprehensive capital bill

Jun 01, 2018 -
This week, Illinois legislators negotiated a bipartisan budget deal that Governor Rauner has indicated he will sign. This is the first time since 2015 that Illinois will have a budget in place at the start of its fiscal year. The...

In Partisan Epic Systems Decision, SCOTUS Reminds Us Why We Need Unions

May 25, 2018 -
Imagine for a moment that you are at work one day when you receive an email from your employer, stating that to keep your job, you must give up your right to bring or join a class-action lawsuit against...

Anti-Union Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita Loses Bid for U.S. Senate Seat

May 09, 2018 -
In Indiana's May 8th Primary, anti-union Congressman Todd Rokita lost his bid for the Republican nomination in November's Senate Election. He was defeated by businessman Mike Braun, who will now face Democrat Joe Donnelly in the General Election. Todd Rokita...

Under New Leadership, Labor Board Shifts Preference to Employers

May 02, 2018 -
  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency with the power to protect employees' right to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency can also prevent and remedy unfair...


Apr 30, 2018 -
  May Day is a day to celebrate the working class and recall the many decades of struggle for workers’ rights. A struggle which, as unions know, has not ceased. Around the world, May Day has come to be known...

ILEPI’s Craighead: Doing Nothing on Infrastructure Hasn’t Worked

Apr 26, 2018 -
From the Springfield State Journal Register: There’s a high cost to kicking the can down the road — well over $40 billion to be more precise. That’s how much it will cost over the next decade to bring Illinois...

Local 150 Reaches Four-Year Project Labor Agreement with Buona Beef

Apr 20, 2018 -
On Thursday, April 19, Local 150 signed a four-year project labor agreement (PLA) with Buona Beef. Also a party to the agreement was the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134. The PLA ensures the use of union workers and...

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Appoints Local 150 Assistant Apprenticeship Coordinator Mark Kara to Workforce Cabinet

Apr 18, 2018 -
Today, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb appointed Mark Kara of Hobart to the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet. Holcomb established the 21-member panel to provide recommendations to better prepare Indiana workers for productive careers. Kara, 50, is the assistant...

South Bend Passes Responsible Bidder Ordinance

Apr 13, 2018 -
On April 11, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg signed a responsible bidder ordinance (RBO) which was passed by the Common Council on April 9th. It sets conditions for contractors to be classified as "responsible" and eligible for work...
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