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Aldermen Burke, Reilly Call On LIbrary Employees To Forgo Raises To Reopen Libraries On Mondays

Aldermen Edward Burke and Brendan Reilly wrote a letter to AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer that suggested the labor union forgo a proposed 3.5 percent pay raise this year. They said doing so could restore most of the jobs lost by library employees and reopen libraries on Mondays. [ more › ]
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Quinn, AFSCME Meet Over State Budget Cuts

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (5 years ago)

Governor Quinn and Henry Bayer, executive director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees met this week over ways that the state and the largest union representing state employees could work out ways to ... Read Post

Aldermen suggest library workers give up raises to avoid cuts

Local Interest / United States : Clout Street (3 years ago)

A pair of Chicago aldermen on Tuesday called on city library workers to give up pay raises so branch libraries can stay open six days a week. Read Post

AFSCME Chief Offers Emanuel A Plan To Keep Libraries Open On Mondays

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (3 years ago)

Seeing that Rahm Emanuel is promising that private donations will cover the security costs for the May NATO and G8 summits, AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer said yesterday a similar proposal could be used to restore ... Read Post


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