Springfield – Governor Quinn and
the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council have
agreed on a three-year contract.
AFSCME'S 35 thousand members approved it
last night after 15 months of negotiating. Workers won't get a raise in the
first year, but have accepted a two percent salary increase in the last two
Seniority will bring a 25 dollar a month
longevity increase. Members will pay an additional one percent of their salary
for health care. Quinn also agreed to provide a five and a quarter percent pay increase
that was due in 2011.
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