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Vaccine/Booster Clinic February 3rd from 12 to 5pm at Laborers' Local 773

A convenient free vaccination/booster clinic for members, retirees and the general public. Thursday February 3rd from 12 noon to 5pm come to the Local Union Hall in Marion to recieve either your booster or 1st dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Call Laborers' Local 773 at 618-993-5773 to secure your appointment. Any retired member of Local 773 who schedules a vaccine/booster appointment will recieve a Local 773 Tshirt.


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Jan
19
Now is the time to schedule your flagger/OSHA 10 classes

For scheduling, call Kevin Fetters 618-889-0848 or Jim Hobbie 618-751-3771



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Dec
09
The Walker's Bluff Project will create hundreds of union construction hours that will pay prevailing wages with health and retirement benefits for Skilled Union Labor



Laborers' Local 773 had the joined the Rebuild Illinois tour with Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Wednesday, kicking off the beginning of a plan that will create hundreds of Union Jobs for Southern Illinois.


"Gov. Pritzker's Rebuild Illinois will create millions of union construction hours that will pay prevailing wages with health and retirement benefits allowing workers to make it into the middle class for the first time in their lives," said Jerry Womick, Business Manager Laborers' Local 773. "Earlier this year, organized labor worked with the General Assembly in Springfield, to pass legislation that mandates Project Labor Agreements for all new casinos in the state ensuring that the worker...


Dec
09
Thanks to Rebuild Illinois, I-57 will Undergo a Major Expansion Creating More Jobs for Southern Illinois Laborers

"Today I'm proud to announce the most significant investment in I-57 since its original development. This major upgrade comes after we've already completed a successful, six-lane expansion along the Johnson City stretch of I-57 in 2020 and launched the ongoing West Frankfort renovations," said Governor JB Pritzker. "Thanks to Rebuild Illinois, we're unlocking the federal funding necessary to take this from a four to a six-lane highway - enhancing safety, creating jobs, improving the reliability of the freight network, and supporting the economic development potential of the region."


Read more about the expansion and job opportunities for construction laborers here https://www.illinois.gov/new...


Nov
08
Victory - House Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Paves Way for Hundreds of Thousands of Good Union Jobs

Washington, D.C. (November 5, 2021) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today:


Today’s long awaited vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the single greatest infrastructure investment in generations, is a victory for the hard-working men and women of LIUNA. The $1.2 trillion investment will restore our roads and bridges, our water systems, transit, and broadband with historic new investments. The investment will put Laborers to work in every community, revitalize our nation’s economy, and open doors to the midd...


Nov
03
Officials outline progress on the Cairo Port Project


Alexander County hopes to land large share of U.S. intermodal shipping traffic


By PETER HANCOCK
Capitol News Illinois
phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com


SPRINGFIELD – A proposed river port development in the southern Illinois town of Cairo is drawing much attention and interest from companies that believe it could open up greater access to international markets, officials behind the project said Tuesday.


The Alexander-Cairo Port District project has been on the drawing board for about 10 years, but it was given a major boost in 2019 when the General Assembly passed a $45 billion capital improvements plan called Rebuild Illinois, which included a $40 million investment ...


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The Laborers’ International Union of North America is the most progressive and aggressive Unions in North America. We represent more than 500,000 working men and women fighting for good wages and benefits, safer jobsites. Local 773 represents over 3,500 members nationwide in 41 States who work in a variety of fields including construction, industrial plants, public employees, maritime, law enforcement, railroad maintenance, environmental cleanup and healthcare.

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