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(A) The County Board hereby authorizes and empowers the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor to represent the county in all labor negotiations and other labor matters in said county including but not limited to matters prior to a representation election, any negotiations with the union concerning wages, hours, and other conditions of employment, and any proceedings before the Labor Relations Board, cases in the Courts of Illinois and any and all other matters incident to and arising out of county activities under and by virtue of the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, including the resolution of disputes arising out of and under collective bargaining agreements, if any.
(B) As and in consideration for the above said services provided by the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor, the county shall pay to said Appellate Prosecutor the sum of $125 per attorney or negotiator for two hours or less on each day; $175 per attorney or negotiator for more than two hours but less than four hours on each day; $225 per attorney or negotiator in excess of four hours on each day; an initial $250 charge for the first draft of the employer proposal; a $75 charge, for major revisions in the employer proposals or major memoranda to the bargaining teams; and a $50 per hour charge for all work pertaining to arbitration.
(C) It is mutually understood and agreed between the parties that the said labor negotiators and/or attorneys shall serve at the pleasure of the County Board and any and all services provided for herein may be terminated by the County Board upon ten days prior written notice to the Director of the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor by registered mail and a copy to the State's Attorney of the county.
(D) It is further understood and agreed that the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor in any and all services rendered herein shall obtain direction in said negotiations and other labor matters from the County State’s Attorney and/or Chairperson of the County Board and said Appellate Prosecutor through its agents and employees shall advise the State’s Attorney and Chairperson of the County Board of all of the Appellate Prosecutor activities, functions, and duties pursuant to this section.
(Res. 1989.36, passed 6-12-1989)