Posts tagged International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150

    Construction strike ends after unanimous vote; road projects may restart soon

    July 28, 2022 // Several members of Local 150 had an in-person vote at noon Tuesday. A tentative agreement was reached and it ended the strike. It is unknown when several road projects may start up again. The strike began on June 7 when about 300 heavy equipment operators, who are members of Local 150 and who work in Chicago area quarries went on strike claiming unfair labor practices against three companies that produce construction material. heavy equipment operators

    McHenry County area roadwork heavily impacted by Local 150 strike, public works officials say

    July 12, 2022 // Strike is ‘very concerning, driving costs up and pushing deadlines back,’ Algonquin public works director says Algonquin public works, McHenry County, Lehigh Hanson, LafargeHolcim, Vulcan Materials, Ed Maher, Illinois Department of Transportation, Mike Magnuson, Troy Strange, Omer Osman,

    Jane Byrne interchange, other Chicago-area road work disrupted as operating engineers strike drags on

    July 5, 2022 // “The work stoppage could not occur at a worse time, at the height of construction season and during peak driving season with an eager public ready to travel after two years of a pandemic,” Osman wrote. He said contracts approved in June might need to be suspended and that those scheduled in July could be deferred. The companies released a response letter to Osman on Monday, saying they could not get Local 150 to the bargaining table for weeks and that the union called a strike without presenting a wage proposal. Lehigh Hanson, Vulcan Materials, Lafarge Holcim, Ed Maher, Chicago Area Aggregate Producers Association, Omer Osman, Illinois Department of Transportation, Jamal Chester,

    Strike Delays Big Western Springs Project

    June 16, 2022 // The union launched its strike against three major material producers, Lehigh Hanson, Vulcan Materials and Lafarge Holcim. The union represents operators of heavy equipment. In a news release, Local 150 said it filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board. It accused the companies of bad faith bargaining and violations of employees' federally protected rights Big Western Springs Project, David Giuliani, Patch, WESTERN SPRINGS,