State, conservation police officers agree on contract

Posted12/30/2016 7:00 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A collective bargaining agreement has been reached between the state and the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council.

Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says Friday that the deal includes a four-year wage freeze and no layoffs of conservation police officers.


The council represents conservation officers.

Rauner's General Counsel Dennis Murashko says the sides reached a compromise that continues to protect the state's parks and other natural resources.

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