President's Corner

December 2017 Rewarding our Friends, Punishing Our Enemies

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

    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 old …

  • Apprenticeship distributes more than 5,000 applications before 2017 pickup period closes

    After distributing more than 5,000 applications in the month of November, Local 150’s apprenticeship program has closed its 2017 application distribution window. Individuals who came to pick applications must now return them along with supporting documents by December 31, 2017. …

  • Local 150 Business Representative Lance Yednock to Challenge Jerry Long for State Representative in Illinois District 76

    Democrat Lance Yednock Announces Run Against Jerry Long for State Representative Local unions line up behind Yednock following Long’s failure to keep his promise to stand up for working families in Springfield OTTAWA, IL – Lifelong Ottawa resident Lance Yednock, …

  • Local 150 Wins Lawsuit Filed by Algonquin Township Road District

    On November 16, the McHenry County Circuit Court dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Algonquin Township Road District, in which the District sought to declare its collective bargaining agreement with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 null and …

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

    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 laws …

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