MCC Board Agrees to 2.9% Raises for Non-Teaching Staff

A press release from McHenry County College: McHenry County College Board of Trustees Approves New Staff Council Contract [Oct. 4, 2017.Crystal Lake, IL] The McHenry County College Staff Council (MCCSC) and the McHenry County College (MCC) Board of Trustees reached … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road District Workers Join Local 150 of Operating Engineers

When public officials lose their election, things change. In the case of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s loss to McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser, not only was there a lot of publicity and statewide shock at the Township … 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

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 29

McHenry County Blog continues to list the labor union contributions to Lying Jack Franks, who wants to do to McHenry County government what he did to Illinois state government. Thanks again, to commenter Mark, for assembling the data. Today we … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 28

We continue our magical mystery tour of Lying Jack Franks many, many contributions from labor unions, thanks to commenter Mark’s research. Today it’s time for the International Heat and Frost Insulators Local 17 member gifts to Franks. … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 19

Today we look at donations to State Rep. Jack Franks from policemen. This article would not have been possible without the help of commenter Mark. He found these contributions from Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7. … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 14

Contributions from the Chicago Teachers Union are next in line. Again, thanks to commenter Mark for organizing the data. The following article and those linked to it may be of interest to those wishing to link legislative votes with special … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 13

Midweek brings us to campaign contributions from a Political Action Committee connected to Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers–the Chicagoland Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC. Could this be the conduit through which Local 150 got State Rep. Jack … Continue reading