Comments: IL SB2196 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Provides that, if a unit of local government provides for arbitration of impasses, the employer's financial ability to fund the proposals based on existing available resources shall be given primary consideration, if that ability is not predicated on certain revenue assumptions. Amends provisions concerning interest arbitration for security employee, peace officer, and fire fighter disputes. Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For FY 2019 through FY 2023, requires the actual employer to contribute a portion of the employer's normal cost. Beginning in FY 2023, requires the employer to contribute the full employer's normal cost. Amends the School Code. Removes provisions concerning modification or waiver of rules regarding contracting with a commercial driver training school. Makes changes to provisions concerning: (i) incentives for school districts that reorganize or annex all of the territory of an entire school district; (ii) discharge of unfunded mandates; (iii) contracts for third party non-instructional services that are currently performed by an employee; and (iv) exceptions to physical education requirements. Amends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. With respect to collective bargaining between an educational employer (other than the Chicago school district) and its employees' representative, provides that, when making wage and benefit determinations during interest arbitration, the employer's financial ability to fund the proposals based on existing available resources shall be given primary consideration, with certain exceptions. Amends the Prevailing Wage Act; exempts public works projects with an estimated project cost of $250,000 or less. Makes other changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-12 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB2196 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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