Chicago Construction Workers Needed For A Growing Economy The housing market is slowly making a comeback, thus the housing construction market is in a slow, but steady upward swing.
Worker Dies From Injuries In Construction Collapse At Vernon Hills MallOne of two construction workers injured in a partial wall collapse at the Westfield Hawthorn Mall in north suburban Vernon Hills late Thursday night has died.
Gardner Meets With Mayor About Improving Black Job NumbersAfrican-American business pioneer Ed Gardner met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, to discuss Gardner’s complaints about a lack of blacks on South Side public construction projects.
Key Alderman Plans To Join Businessman's Protest Of Lack Of Black Construction JobsThe head of a powerful City Council committee was speaking out Tuesday, in support of Soft Sheen Products founder Edward Gardner, who has led a pair of protests over minority hiring for construction work.
Businessman Leads Protest To Demand Black Construction JobsLegendary South Side business owner Ed Gardner on Sunday was once again protesting the lack of black workers on local construction crews, leading about 1,000 demonstrators supporting his cause.
Prominent Businessman Leads Protest Over Lack Of Construction Jobs For BlacksThe 87-year old founder and former owner of Soft Sheen Products led a pair of protests in the Beverly neighborhood and Evergreen Park on Monday, over the lack of black workers on local construction crews.
Construction Workers, Landscapers Targeted In RobberiesPolice are asking for the public's help in finding the persons responsible for a recent string of armed robberies targeting construction workers and landscapers in Chicago's Southwest Side.
Workers Hurt In Elevator Accident At U Of CTwo construction workers were hospitalized Friday morning when the elevator they were riding in fell about 12 feet on the University of Chicago campus.