It’s not a big secret that Local 150 of the Operating Engineers considers legitimizing its union contract with the Algonquin Township Road District as an important goal.
The deployment of manpower and blow-up rats before and during Algonquin Township Board meetings has demonstrated that.
(Will union members demonstrate again at Wednesday’s meeting?)
(Will the union be in favor of the proposed referendum to put the Road District under the Township Board starting in 2021?)
Leading up to yesterday’s court hearing, the Local 150 attorneys claimed that Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s attorney Robert Hanlon had not filed his client’s paperwork on time.
Funny thing is, the Circuit Clerk’s Office said that Hanlon had made a timely filing.
Instead of winning the day, all that happened was another court date–August 21–was set: