The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By Joe Kalita, Field Representative - Friday, March 15, 2013


Riverwoods Patrol Officers and the Village of Riverwoods have reached Agreement on a new 4 year contract after just one month of bargaining.  Wage increases total 8.75 % over the term. Employees will now receive a new benefit of Tuition Reimbursement of up to $1500.00 per year. Sick leave accrual was increased, as well as uniform allowance Employees may now take School Visitation Leave.  The Village also agreed to a Side Letter governing the use of Video Surveillance in the Police Department.