Trades jobs could be answer to problem of high unemployment for minorities

Trades jobs could be answer to problem of high unemployment for minorities By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Tory Davis, Business Services Manager with the Illinois Department of Employment Security, said that trades jobs provide opportunities to many kids. Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Andrew Fuchs, training director for Plumber, Steamfitters and HVAC Local 137, said that …

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New Will County Public Safety Complex completed ahead of schedule

Steve Balich Editor note: This was all accomplished with a decrease in the property tax rate and no public safety tax. New Will County Public Safety Complex completed ahead of schedule Susan DeMar LaffertyContact ReporterDaily Southtown Will County’s new Public Safety Complex is expected to be completed Monday — six weeks ahead of schedule, according …

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Illinois Court ruling makes it nearly impossible for state to control labor costs

Illinois Court ruling makes it nearly impossible for state to control labor costs By Ted Dabrowski The Illinois Supreme Court Building in downtown Springfield, Illinois. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia A recent ruling by the Illinois courts in the ongoing State vs. AFSCME saga shows just how impossible it’s become for the state to get its state worker labor costs …

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