Aurora Police Union Wants Spy Cop Back At Work
According to the Chicago Tribune, "an Aurora police officer who was fired for secretly installing cameras he later used to spy on his ex-wife should get his job back."
This blows my mind. How could this union be going to bat for him?
The Tribune article states that "he installed the cam…
So Many Apple Orchards, So Little Time
I am an apple-loving guy. I start each and every day with apple juice, and on average, I consume 5-7 apples per week. Year round, no matter the season, our house is always fully supplied with apples. Even though I'm constantly in an apple mood, like many people, when this season rolls around, I…
Illinois Senate Overrides Governor's Veto of Union Bill
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
The theme of reducing the strength and influence of public employee unions in Illinois is losing steam.
The Illinois Senate Wednesday overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill which would allow the state and unions to send matters to arbitration if they canno…
Governor and AFSCME Agree To One Month Contract Extension
Alex Degman -- Illinois Radio Network
The governor's administration and the state's largest public employee union are still far apart on new contract details, but there won't be any strikes or lockouts come July 1.
AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall says both sides have essentia…
Appellate Court Agrees Illinois AFSCME Workers Owed Money
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.
A panel of judges from the First District Appellate Court found that members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees sh…
Court: Public Union Can't Make Nonmembers Pay Fees
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has dealt a blow to public sector unions -- ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois can't be required to pay fees that help cover the union's cost of collective bargaining.
It was a 5-to-4 ruling, split along ideological lines.…