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Local 150 members end strike that halted quarry work

The seven-week strike by Local 150 quarry workers ended on Tuesday, July 26. The work stoppage meant that asphalt wasn’t produced from Thornton Quarry and elsewhere, causing the delay of several construction and public works projects in the Homewood-Flossmoor area. According to union representative Ed Maher, Local 150 members started[Read More…]

Local 150 strike causes the slowing of local school construction, public works projects

The Local 150 branch of the International Union of Operating Engineers has been on strike against Lehigh Hanson, Lafarge Holcim and Vulcan Materials since June 7. No asphalt is being moved in Illinois, causing multiple construction and public works projects in the Homewood-Flossmoor area to be delayed.  Lehigh Hanson and[Read More…]

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