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Rauner Vetoes Binding Arbitration Bill for 2nd Time

Governor Bruce Rauner’s office this afternoon announced that he has vetoed a bill that would call for binding arbitration in the event of impasse between the administration and State of Illinois employee unions.

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AFSCME Contract Talks to Resume This Week

Contract talks between AFSCME and Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration are set to resume this week, but the union says the governor’s team continues to make unreasonable demands.

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UPDATE: Senate Overrides Rauner Veto on State Employee Arbitration Bill

The Illinois Senate has voted to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of a bill that would call for binding arbitration between the administration and state employee unions, if contract talks fail.

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Davidsmeyer Files Bill to Afford State Workers Same Budget Protection Given in 2014 to Lawmakers

As the State of Illinois faces a budget impasse that may prevent state workers from receiving their full paychecks for the foreseeable future, Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer has filed legislation that would protect state worker paychecks in the same way that the salaries of lawmakers are accounted for during budget legislation delays.

The bill, HB 4245, would be effective immediately upon passage and the signature of Governor Bruce Rauner. There are 21 sponsors and co-sponsors, as of this post.