The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By James Daniels, Attorney - Tuesday, May 28, 2013


The Jefferson County Deputies and Telecommunicators negotiated 9% in wage increases over three years, and agreed to minimal monthly insurance premium contributions.  They also negotiated the right to bid shifts, take home their squad cars, work 12-hour shifts, and earn double-time pay for mandated overtime.