The Illinois FOP Labor Council

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By Dave Nixon, Field Representative - Monday, December 4, 2017


Three-year agreement with ABI increases of 1.5% in each year of the contract; also market adjustments to base wages of .5% yr 1, .75% yr 2 and .5% yr 3.  Investigator pay was increased to total of $1,200 annually.  Insurance premium cost-sharing percentages increased but were capped at $83 yr 1, $100 yr 2 and $125 yr 3.  Other changes included providing od duty weapons; relaxed time-off considerations when staffing reduced by deputies on military leave; comp-time accrual increase, an increase in the weapons loan program; and additional clarification changes.  The local team was headed by J R Meeker who was assisted by Christopher Darr, Dave Sherrick, Dwayne Roelfs, and Andrew Good.  Field Representative David Nixon also assisted the local team.