McHenry County’s Union Employee Pay Almost $289,000 in Dues Each Year

McHenry County has unionized employees in four unions: Service Employees International Union (Valley Hi Nursing Home) Fraternal Order of Police (Sheriff’s Department) Local 150 of the Operating Engineers (Highway Department) Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP – Circuit Clerk’s Office) 580 … Continue reading

Rauner Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Against AFSCME

Statement from Rauner Administration on Unfair Labor Practice Filing State seeks damages on behalf of taxpayers The following is attributable to Dennis Murashko, General Counsel to Governor Bruce Rauner, regarding the administration filing an unfair labor practice against AFSCME Council … Continue reading

Rauner Comments on AFSCME Contract Decision, Cites Four-Year $3 Billion Savings

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Statement on Labor Board Ruling SPRINGFIELD – The following statement is attributable to Rauner Spokeswoman Catherine Kelly: “Today’s decision is fair for taxpayers and state employees. “As a result of this agreed-to process, … Continue reading

Jack Franks Still Running for State Rep. – Part 9

Prodigious researcher Mark looked up the contributions that State Rep. Jack Franks has received from the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees.  Since Franks has not filed his Withdrawal of Candidacy form, the contributions from the largest state … Continue reading