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FOP President’s Contract Allegations Spur Calls For Resignation

The intramural fight in the FOP comes in the context of the start of campaigning for union officer elections in March.

12/18/2013

Chicago police clad in riot gear work near the site of the NATO Summit, as protesters march through the streets on May 20, 2012. (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS)

Arbitrator: City Owes Cops $1M For NATO Summit Overtime

The dispute stemmed from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to pay officers time-and-a-half overtime pay.

09/25/2013

Teachers Strike Authorization Vote

CPS, Teachers Can’t Agree On Status Of Arbitrator’s Report

In recent months, Chicago Public Schools administrators and the Chicago Teachers Union haven’t been able to agree on much of anything. On Monday, they couldn’t even agree on whether a key report on their ongoing contract dispute had been released.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Arbitrator Says Governor Can’t Cancel Raises

The state’s largest public employees’ union scored a victory on Tuesday in their fight to regain the 2% raises to which they’re contractually entitled.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

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State Employee Union Takes Pay Raise Case To Arbitrator

A major labor union has asked an independent arbitrator to intervene in their dispute with Gov. Pat Quinn over his decision to cancel pay raises for some 30,000 state employees.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011