President's Corner

June 2017 Engaging the Public for a Brighter Future

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Fight Back With Us

The Fight Back Fund began airing television ads in May across Illinois, Northern Indiana and Southeastern Iowa. The ad, entitled "Union Label," illustrates the values and work ...

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Breaking News

  • Tribune: Chicago Home to $20B in Mega-Projects

    A recent article in the Chicago Tribune went through a list of more than 10 massive developments currently underway or in advanced planning stages in the City of Chicago that are valued at more than $1 billion. Projects valued at $1 billion+: …

  • Ratification Meeting Set for Dist. 1-2-3-5 Master Agreements

    A meeting has been scheduled for the purpose of holding a ratification/strike vote. The meeting has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th to review and vote on tentative Heavy/Highway and Building Agreements in Districts 1, 2, 3 and 5. Meeting details …

  • James Sweeney Responds to IDOT Shutdown Threat

    In the wake of Illinois’ worsening budget crisis, the Illinois Department of Transportation recently advised contractors and engineers to be prepared to shut down all work on June 30th without additional spending authorization. Local 150 President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney …