The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By Mark Russillo, Field Representative - Monday, December 4, 2017


Sherman Officers and Sergeants have settled a three-year initial agreement with increases totaling 10.5%.  They now have choice of venue on discipline and have retained Employer payment of 100% of single insurance coverage.  In addition, they each received a $250 merit bonus.  The bargaining committee members Sergeant Aaron Entringer, Officer Ryan Howard, Officer John Turasky and Officer Jesse Schmillen were assisted by Field Representative Mark Russillo.