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File #: 22-0118    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 1/19/2022 In control: Labor Committee
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION PROPOSED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE, WAGE ADJUSTMENTS AND HEALTHCARE PLAN RESOLUTION WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and WHEREAS, the Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule and wage adjustments, as well as healthcare plan revisions, for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024 covering various employees in the Landscape Maintenance, Facilities and Fleet, Law Enforcement, Conservation and Experiential Programming, and Resource Management Departments of the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") have been negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and WHEREAS, the general increases, wage adjustments and one-time payments that have been negotiated are reflected in the Salary Schedule and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the Forest ...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
Related files: 21-0471, 22-0132
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

PROPOSED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, SALARY SCHEDULE, WAGE ADJUSTMENTS AND HEALTHCARE PLAN RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (5 ILCS 315/1 et seq.) has established regulations regarding collective bargaining with a union; and

WHEREAS, the Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule and wage adjustments, as well as healthcare plan revisions, for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024 covering various employees in the Landscape Maintenance, Facilities and Fleet, Law Enforcement, Conservation and Experiential Programming, and Resource Management Departments of the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") have been negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and

WHEREAS, the general increases, wage adjustments and one-time payments that have been negotiated are reflected in the Salary Schedule and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700; and

WHEREAS, such general increases, wage adjustments and one-time payments were accounted for in the 2022 Annual Appropriations Ordinance as approved by the Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners on November 18, 2021 (Board Item No. 21-0471); and

WHEREAS, the revisions to the current healthcare plan that have been negotiated are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of the Forest Preserves of Cook County do hereby approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which includes the Salary Schedule, wage adjustments, and one-time payments negotiated between the Forest Preserves and Teamsters Local 700 as follows:

a) effective upon board approval of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, a $2,000 one-time payment to be paid on payroll closest to forty-five (45) days after approval by Board to bargaining unit mem...

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