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News

Apr 2, 2019

NCIFTI Training Opportunities Now Available for April & May

Classes are now available at the NCIFTI for April and May. Classes include OSHA 30, Fall Protection, Supported Scaffold User along with many others. Class sizes are limited, so please contact the NCIFTI to reserve your spot and ensure class availability. 

To register for an upcoming class, contact the NCIFTI Office by phone (630.966.1451) or email (vperez@pdc30.com), or log into the My Union Member website (www.pdc30.com) to register online.

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Mar 25, 2019

Webinar Now Available! Watch the Recording of "Understanding & Negotiating Important Provisions in Construction Contracts"

This webinar will review and discuss important provisions in Illinois construction contracts, along with suggestions for negotiating the provisions from all perspectives. 

With the ever-growing pressures of completing the work on time and on budget, together with an increase in mixed job sites, project managers, business owners, developers, contractors, and general contractors need to review and revise their “standard” construction contracts to ensure all work is completed without disruption.
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Mar 13, 2019

SB 1636 - Retainage Reform - Passed the Senate Judiciary Committee

IMSCA’s initiative, SB 1636 seeking retainage reform passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today on a vote of 7-2. The bill now advances to the Senate floor where it will be heard by the full Senate. If you haven’t already reached out to your Senator asking for their support and a “yes” vote – now is the time.  

As a reminder, SB 1636 amends the Contractor Prompt Payment Act and allows retainage to be withheld at a rate of 10% for the first half of a construction project, but has to be reduced to 5% once the project is completed. This bill will only apply to private, commercial construction projects. 

Legislators listen to feedback from their constituents and your voice in reaching out to your Senator will be very helpful to our efforts in Springfield. If you don’t know who your legislator is, you can use this link to find out: https://www.elections.il.gov/districtlocator/addressfinder.aspx 

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Mar 5, 2019

NCIFTI Training Opportunities for March & April

Classes are now available at the NCIFTI for March through April and include lead safety, fall protection, supported scaffold user, confined space entry along with many others. Class sizes are limited, so please contact the NCIFTI to reserve your spot and ensure class availability. To register for an upcoming class, contact the NCIFTI Office by phone (630.966.1451) or email (vperez@pdc30.com), or log into the My Union Member website (www.pdc30.com) to register online.

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Feb 5, 2019

IMSCA Legislative Update - February 2019

The Illinois Senate was in session this week while the Illinois House canceled Wednesday and Thursday due to the extremely cold weather conditions. The Senate focused their efforts on debating raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. 
 

Governor Pritzker’s goal is to sign the minimum wage increase bill before he provides his budget address on February 20th; which is less than three weeks away. The compressed time table is causing angst among some legislators and the business community. 

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