The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By Dave Nixon, Field Representative - Tuesday, August 23, 2016


A one meeting negotiation resulted in a four year agreement with wages set for the first two years and wage reopeners in years three and four.The 12 hour experimental shift was codified in the contract as the work schedule and the unit picked up an additional holiday for Christmas Eve and one-half day holiday on New Years afternoon.  The local team consisted of Michael "Doodle" Seitzinger, Kevin Higgins and James Lyle.  The team was assisted by Labor Council Field Representative David Nixon.