The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By John Weathers, Attorney - Friday, February 1, 2013


The City of Salem Police Department and the Labor Council recently settled their contract negotiations for a new three year agreement.  Highlights include a increase 4% in wages and a $2,250.00 signing bonus, an additional $.50 increase for dispatch trainers, and a hard cap placed on health insurance premiums for dependent coverage. Bargaining team members Sean Reynolds, Charles Duncan and Brian Greene were assisted by IL FOP Labor Council Attorney John Weathers.