MEBCO

Attorney Eric Vickers at podium with Metro East Black Contractors Organization

Lawsuit Seeks More Minority Construction Jobs in Illinois

What percentage of minority participation is fair?

11/29/2011

MEBCO members demonstrate outside East St. Louis City Hall in September 2011. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

MEBCO Lawsuit Targets New Mississippi River Bridge, IDOT

Contractors group claims minorities under-represented on massive project.

11/29/2011

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New Mississippi River Bridge Project Shutdown Averted, For Now

Contractors and civic leaders hope for final agreement next Thursday

09/16/2011

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Mayors Join New Mississippi River Bridge Shutdown Threat

They’re giving Governor, I-DOT until early next week

07/29/2011

(KMOX/Brian Kelly)

Threatened Bridge Shutdown Postponed

Group wants more black workers, contractors on project

07/22/2011

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Minority Contractors Target Mississippi River Bridge Project

Threaten shutdown if demands not met

07/15/2011

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