Scott Johnson began working as a nonunion carpenter in 1986, eventually joining the union in 1995. In hearing him describe this transition, it could be considered one of those forks in the road resulting in a successful navigation that will go down as a lifetime milestone.
The UBC Las Vegas Training Center (ITC) physical location remains the same; however, the mailing address has changed.
In a narrow result that divided along party lines, the Senate voted 49 to 48 to eliminate the regulation, dubbed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule.
Chicago Wolves Night with the Chicago Regional Council Of Carpenters Is Sun., April 9, 2017, 4:00 p.m. vs. Rockford Icehogs – Tickets are $16 each, all union members get a hot dog and a soft drink for $6 and each purchased ticket gets a Chicago Wolves hat.
Amisha Patel, executive director of Grassroots Collaborative, says that "Illinois Needs a People's Agenda" because Gov. Bruce Rauner is the "ultimate of insiders — one that gets the work done for his wealthy corporate friends at the expense of the people of Illinois."
Building contractors who do unauthorized or shoddy work would face progressive discipline — ranging from a freeze on permits to license suspension or revocation — under a mayoral crackdown to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that killed a 42-year-old Chicago firefighter.
The Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative App, with contact information for all 177 members of the General Assembly, the members of the Illinois Congressional delegation and statewide elected officials, is now available.
Youth Support For Unions Even Higher – Sixty percent of Americans like labor unions, according to a new Pew research poll. Three-quarters of people 18-29 years old approve of labor unions. Click here to read the entire article.