The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By Mark Russillo, Field Representative - Wednesday, March 9, 2016


Columbia Police Officers settled a one-year contract with 2.5% on wages and .25% increase in longevity for years 10, 15 and 20.  A  more generous Educational Incentive program was crafted, along with minor technical revisions to existing language.  Field Representative Mark Russillo was assisted by Bargaining Committee Members, Sergeant John Simon and Officer Zack Hopkins.