Our blog section contains press releases issued by Great Plains LECET, original writings on projects being built by LIUNA members and their contractors and pieces on the activities of LIUNA and their affiliated offices. We also post articles written by some of our friends. Take a look at the latest.

Chamber and Labor finding similar goals in 2018

DECEMBER 13, 2017

The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce announced its 2018 legislative priorities Tuesday – many which require funding – designed to support a competitive business climate, skilled workforce, quality-of-place programs and modern infrastructure and transportation systems. Interim CEO Kristin Glass said public policy platform is “truly reflective of the needs of area companies. The Chamber’s 19-member Business Advocacy Council developed the...

Highway Contractors and Labor with one unified message for Illinois

DECEMBER 08, 2017

Dec. 7 United Contractors Midwest, Inc. hosted thousands of their employees, community leaders, sub contractors, Union officials and many elected officials for their 2017 Holiday celebration.  As you filled out a name tag and proceeded into the banquet hall you were welcomed with a 20’X15′ banner.  The banner (pictured above) had a unified message that seemed to solidify with all...