As Labor Day comes, many will enjoy firing up the grills, a cold one and perhaps a day of fishing or the kids enjoying the pool. Enjoy it – it is well deserved.
It is well deserved because we Americans are a hard-working people. Many don’t take their full vacation allocation and thanks to cell phones, sometimes we never escape work.
The Trump Administration’s Department of Labor is proposing an expansion of apprenticeship programs that could undermine long-established joint labor-management union efforts.
In attemping to expand apprenticeship to other industries, originally the U.S.
Marking Labor Day's 125th anniversary as a federal holiday, Bloomington's Labor Day Parade will march at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 2.
Attached is a registration form for those wishing to join the parade.
The parade features the Illinois State University Big Red Marching Machine, local union marchers, high school bands, community groups and local businesses.
After ten years with no action, the Illinois State House and Senate came together shortly after their scheduled adjournment to pass a $45 billion construction bill, awaiting signature by Governor J.B. Pritzker.
“Rebuild Illinois” is the largest construction program in state history.