Jennifer Joyce disagreed with claims that she doesn’t support local police and says she stands with anyone who wants to help witnesses come forward.
“We’re just not engaged in meaningful negotiation,” Dowling says. “And the clock is ticking.”
Imploring them to “let me do my job,” Gov. Bruce Rauner asked Illinois lawmakers Tuesday not to undo his veto of a measure authorizing an unelected arbitrator to decide a potential labor-negotiation stalemate.
Details about the injuries were not immediately available, and police have not said what prompted the chase.
The board is includes four black members and has four women and three men.
Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that he won’t lock out state workers if his administration and the largest public-employee union can’t agree on a new contract, but both sides acknowledged that they are nowhere near a deal.
Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job through contract negotiations, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed union-backed legislation that would have blocked strikes and lockouts.
“A lot of people are avoiding Kingshighway, which is a great thing.”
While there were supporters, the Union protesters made it difficult to hear the Rauner’s message. Protesters shouted “Go home, Go home!” while Rauner spoke.
Union-friendly Illinois Democrats say Gov. Bruce Rauner has so poisoned contract negotiations with state workers that they pushed legislation Thursday that would prohibit either a strike or the Republican governor locking workers out.