Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with County

The bargaining committee representing Cook County locals reached a tentative agreement with managment on Friday, September 30, 2011.  AFSCME Council 31 will be holding a ratification vote on Thursday, 10/6/2011 at all major work sites.  Details will be available soon on the time and specific location for the ratification voting.  Information on the terms of the contract will be provided on Thursday at half hour meetings at the ratification voting sites.

 

Contract ratified  269-20 or by 93.1%

of the voting members.

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  • Julie Koehler

    Any word on specifics? Can we get a rundown prior to Thursday? Thank you.

  • Angie Kilpatrick

    That’s exactly my question which Julie posed: can we get in writing the specifics of the tentative agreement before the vote on Thursday, cause most folks don’t know the specifics…

  • Bargaining Committee Chairman

    The specifics are in line with what was sent to the membership via email burst on 9/20/2011 and 6/30/2011. Additonal details will be available on Thursday at the meetings. The Council is preparing the summary which recounts the details of nearly 30 bargaining sessions over the last 3 years. Council 31 staff and a board member from the Local should be at each voting site to answer any questions that you have. Once your questions, if any, are answered, you can vote up or down on the tentative agreement. The Committee believes the terms deserve a YES vote, or we wouldn’t bring it to the membership.

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