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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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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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Oct

2013

Will County employee union clears the way for possible strike

Author: Editor

As expected, members of Will County government’s largest employees union have given their bargaining committee the power to call a strike.

About 1,000 members of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028 were eligible to cast ballots, and 90 percent of those who voted approved the strike authorization, according to an AFSCME news release late Thursday afternoon.

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Sep

2013

Will County workers union sets strike prep meetings

Author: Editor

Will County government’s largest employee union has scheduled three meetings with its 1,260 members to discuss strike preparations.

“Our goal is to get a settlement, but if we have to go on strike to get a fair settlement, then we’re going to be prepared to do it,” said Dave Delrose, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028, which covers workers in a variety of county offices.

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6

Aug

2013

Will County takes first step toward new courthouse

Author: Editor

Will County is taking a step that puts it on a “long journey” toward building a new courthouse, said Nick Palmer, chief of staff for County Executive Larry Walsh.

“This is the first step in many,” said Palmer, one of the architects of a master plan that deals with the county’s long-term space crunch.

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