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Case: Labor Relations/Fair Representation (Ill. App. Ct.)

June 29, 2020, 5:05 PM

An Illinois trial court erred in dismissing and sending to arbitration a case involving the fair representation claims of Du Page County, Illinois law enforcement officers excluded from a grant of retroactive compensation to certain members and employees, the Illinois Court of Appeals said, declaring the trial court orders void, and vacating. The law enforcement officers’ fair representation claims against the Policeman’s Benevolent Labor Committee, Local 501 are subject to remedies and administrative procedures provided for in the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, and it is the exclusive power of the IPLRB, not the trial court, to determine whether a...

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