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 Doug Crawford, Field Representative - Monday, November 10, 2014


Negotiations went fairly smooth for Oglesby Police and Telecommunicators.  Raises of 3%, 2.5% and 2.5% were a good improvement over the prior couple of years, with two new longevity steps at the top of the scale.  A $150 annual fitness bonus was added.  Insurance rates however did increase. Dependent coverage now costing an additional $350 per year, with a similar increase in years 2 and 3.  Residency changed to sixteen miles from City Hall. Hugo Gonzales, Jr., Anna Johnson, Bob Stone and Brent Valle were assisted in negotiations by Field Representative Doug Crawford.