Fowler stands in support of local labor

Seeking to protect local labor, Senator Fowler sponsored legislation that will help guarantee well-paying jobs stay local.

Senate Bill 1360 requires any pending application for gaming licensure being considered before the Illinois Gaming Board to include a signed project labor agreement (PLA).

“Labor organizations are the backbone of our middle class, and I sponsored this legislation to ensure that we honor our commitment to the hardworking men and women who make up our local labor unions,” said Sen. Fowler. “I’m proud to be a vocal advocate for Illinois workers, and am excited that the Governor signed legislation to guarantee future well-paying jobs stay in Southern Illinois.”

SB 1360 was signed into law June 10.

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