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6

Nov

2013

Window narrowing to avoid imminent Will County strike

Author: Editor

Time appears to be running out for Will County to settle on a new contract with its biggest employees union.

About 1,000 members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028 could walk off the job as early as Wednesday if nothing gets resolved before then.

County officials expect to receive a five-day strike notice by Friday, which would coincide with the union’s earlier notice that it planned to terminate its contract with the county on Wednesday


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1

Nov

2013

Will County labor talks will resume this week

Author: Editor

Will County and members of its biggest employees union agreed Friday to return to the bargaining table to try to resolve their differences and avert a strike.

“Both parties have agreed to the request and are working out the details for a session (this week),” county officials said.

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8

Oct

2013

Reed Bible - Will Co. Board Dist. 5 Re-Election Campaign Fundraiser

Author: Editor

Monday, October 28th, 2013

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Plainfield American Legion, 24741 Renwick Road, Plainfield


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23

Sep

2013

Will County infrastructure, employee benefit costs focus of Walsh’s annual address

Author: Editor

In his State of the County address during the Sept. 19 County Board meeting, Will County Executive Larry Walsh presented a balanced budget of $187 million for the 2014 fiscal year.

Allocations include increased health care costs and toward a county-city capital improvement plan, including some $8 million for a plan to renovate the Sheriff’s Department Laraway Road campus, build a new courthouse and buy and refurbish the former Social Security Administration building on Scott Street and the First Midwest Bank branch on Washington Street for additional space.

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12

Sep

2013

Will County closer to buying First Midwest Bank building

Author: Editor

Will County’s plan to buy the downtown First Midwest Bank building advanced on Thursday, part of a multiyear building program to modernize and centralize county government offices. 

The county board’s executive committee voted unanimously to give County Executive Larry Walsh’s office permission to close on the bank building and its 4.3-acre site, 50 W. Jefferson St., for $4 million.

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