Seven Resign from IEA Union at CL High School District 155, Will Get More Take-Home Pay; Tax Meeting at 6

In the Crystal Lake High School District 155 Board packet for Tuesday’s meeting are September letters from seven employees telling the District to stop taking union dues out of their paychecks. Details follow: Cary-Grove – Library Paraprofessional Prairie Ridge High … Continue reading

County Clerk Employees’ AFSCME Union Contract Up for McHenry County Board Consideration on October 16th

The McHenry County Board will consider approving a contract between the County Clerk’s Office and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) at its October 16th meeting. Here is the resolution that will be considered: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING … Continue reading

$659,000 Goes to Teachers Union in Huntley School District

The taxpayers of Huntley Unit School District 158 pay through the salaries paid their teachers and auxiliary workers $658,760.20 to two affiliates of the Illinois Association. 692 teachers paid $508,734.82 during the last year. Other employees, numbering 478, paid the … Continue reading

McHenry County Government’s Union Employees Statistics

With the United States Supreme Court having rules that public employees don’t have to pay union dues, McHenry County Blog is looking at the potential impact on local governments, including school districts. Here is the information for McHenry County: Description … Continue reading

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