union raises http://northernpublicradio.org en Hold Up Continues For Union Raises http://northernpublicradio.org/post/hold-continues-union-raises <p><span style="font-family: 'lucida grande', 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">lllinois lawmakers have yet to fund raises for certain state employees.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'lucida grande', 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">The raises were negotiated under the Blagojevich administration, but it was Governor Pat Quinn who, starting in 2011, said he didn’t have the money to pay them. The AFSCME union sued, and a judge ordered the state to pay, with interest.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:28:34 +0000 WNIJ 38209 at http://northernpublicradio.org Hold Up Continues For Union Raises