News & EVENTS

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What has Gov. Pritzker & The Legislature Done for Illinois Workers?

What Has Gov. Pritzker & the Legislature Done for Illinois Workers?



  • Created tens of thousands of construction jobs (with many more to come)

  • Guaranteed most of the largest projects will be built by union workers

  • Made union contractors more competitive on the rest

  • Increased wages

  • Strengthened workers’ rights


Created (Union) Construction Jobs


Gov. Pritzker and a bi-partisan group of legislators passed a $45 billion construction program



  • The largest construction program in state history

  • Estimated to create 500,000 construction jobs

    • Doubled the size of the road construction budget

      • FY 2016 - $1.85 billion

      • FY 2023 - $3.7 billion



    • SB 690/SB 1939 (2019)




Nearly tripled the state’s investment in wind an...


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Marion Civic Center 2022 Will Rock for Food Benefit for the Ministerial Alliance

The Local needs 8 volunteers from the hall on Sunday July 31st . 1 group at 11:30am in the back of the Marion civic center for a couple hours to unload and another group at 9:30pm to load up the equipment for the Will Rock for Food Benefit Concert for the Ministerial Alliance. The concert starts at 5:30pm. Free tickets to the concert if you help with both groups. More information about the concert Please call the hall at 618-993-5773 if you can help out. Thank you


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Laborers opportunities at Local 996

Local Union 996 is currently seeking at least 10 Laborers for Asbestos Abatement work. The project will begin on Thursday, May 26th running 2 shifts and will run for approximately 6 weeks.



For more information, please contact Local 996 at (309) 923-3211


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