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Federal Appeals Court Hears Local 150 Lawsuit Against Local “Right to Work” Law

Mar 30, 2018 -
After a federal judge ruled in favor of Local 150 and three other unions in a lawsuit against Lincolnshire's local "right-to-work" ordinance, all sides were back in court on March 27th to deliver oral arguments on an appeal brought...

Local 150 Urges Unions to “Fight Back” at Janus Forum

Mar 12, 2018 -
Illinois labor leaders and community allies gathered from all over the state on Friday as the University of Illinois School of Labor and Employment Relations held a special forum entitled, Janus and the Future of Labor in Illinois. For...

Local 150 Fundraiser Contributes $800,000 to Navy SEAL Charity in Past Two Years

Jan 30, 2018 -
At the General Membership Meeting on January 26th, President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney introduced Cindy Axelson, a Gold Star Spouse who works with the SEAL Family Foundation, a charity that helps the families of Navy SEALs while they are...

Training Season Ready: Extended Night Training and New Classes at the William E. Dugan Training Center

Dec 04, 2017 -
Coordinator Brian Roland and the staff at the Apprenticeship and Skill Improvement Program (ASIP) are always looking for ways to make the Training Center as accessible and accommodating as possible for members learning new skills and brushing up on...

Illinois House Republicans Block Ban on Local “Right to Work” Zones

Nov 16, 2017 -
For the second time, Illinois workers were only one vote shy of overturning Governor Rauner's veto of Senate Bill 1905, which banned the passage of "right to work" zones in municipalities. Federal law currently prohibits the passage of these...

Local 150 Supports U.S. Department of Defense Warrior Games

Jul 08, 2017 -
In it's eighth year, the Department of Defense Warrior Games enjoyed its first competition open to the public, away from military installations. Chicago opened its arms to the Games, which give disabled veteran athletes the opportunity to compete across...

Local 150 Coat Drive Collects Nearly 1,000 Coats and Winter Clothes

Jan 19, 2017 -
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 is making sure local families do not go cold in this harsh Midwest winter. The union held a coat drive during the month of December and collected nearly 1,000 coats, hats...

James Sweeney Receives George Meany Award from Boy Scouts of America

Dec 06, 2016 -
On December 5th, Local 150 President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney was awarded the George Meany Award by the Boy Scouts of America Pathway to Adventure Council. The celebration dinner raised more than $50,000 for Scouting programs that attract local youth...

Local 150 Charity Event Raises $300,000 for Military Families

Aug 09, 2016 -
On August 8, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 president-business manager James M. Sweeney presented a check for $300,000 to the Navy SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation at Local 150’s charity...

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

Jan 25, 2011 -
​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...