The Illinois FOP Labor Council

The Labor Council provides full union representation: negotiating and enforcing contracts, improving salaries, working conditions, and benefits for law enforcement professionals throughout Illinois. Our members are protected 24 hours a day by a staff of full-time, in-house attorneys and field representatives who have a proven track record of winning.

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By Joe Kalita, Field Representative - Wednesday, July 24, 2013


After a few months of bargaining, North Chicago Patrol Officers and the Labor Council agreed on a 4-year successor Collective Bargaining Agreement with the City.  Wages shall increase 8% over the term including both COLA increases and equity adjustments.  Officers now reach top pay in 9 years rather than 16. Officers may now qualify for extra compensation for being bilingual. A detailed Training Program in now included in the contract as well as an increased Tuition Reimbursement Program. Residency boundaries were increased significantly.