Labor Council Reaches Agreement With Governor Rauner’s Administration

Effingham, IL / Effingham Radio

The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council that has been representing Illinois Conservation Police Officers has reached an agreement with Governor Rauner’s Administration.

Governor Rauner recently announced that his administration had reached an agreement with the Labor Council. The collective bargaining agreement includes a four-year wage freeze, as well as the guarantee that conservation police officers will not be laid off, while staffing levels are being expanded.

Governor Rauner’s General Counsel, Dennis Murashko stated, “Through fair and good faith negotiations, we were able to reach a compromise that continues to protect our state parks and other natural resources. This new contract is fair to both state employees and taxpayers, and we look forward to continuing our partnership while working together to serve the citizens of Illinois”.

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