90% Vote to Ratify Unit 2 City of Chicago Contract

After a 2 ¾ year fight, you the members of our Public Safety Unit of the City of Chicago, have by 90% voted and approved ratification of the Unit II contract! The contract features:

  • 4 ½ year contact from 1/1/2018-6/20/2022
  • 10.5% wage increases over life of contract, retroactive to 2018
  • Sick Leave for Part -Time employees
  • Protection of many articles in the contract
  • Click here to view agreement.

These negotiations have been a battle since the beginning and we want thank and give a big round of applause to our Bargaining Team for all their passion, patience, and tenacity in fighting to win the best contract we could under the ever-changing, trying circumstances. Thank You!


Aviation Security Officers: Michelle Schumaker, Johnny Jemmerson, Leo Rodriguez, Aurelius Cole

Crossing Guards: Delores Gagen, Lori Alexander, Joy Driskill

Detention Aides: Annette Atkins, Al Gianfrancisco

Parking Enforcement Aides: Renita Spencer, Alfred Johnson

Traffic Control Aides: Dennis Cokes, Shantell Boston, Jason Kremer

Animal Control Officer: Allen Holcomb

Now our contract goes before City Council for final approval. Hopefully, at the September City Council Meeting.

In the coming weeks we will be conducting new steward elections. If you are interested in becoming a Union Steward please contact your Member Action Center at 312-787-5868, and they will send you a Steward Commitment Form and Steward Petition that requires signatures of your co-workers.

Be on the lookout for calls from our Member Political Organizers who have started on our Fall Political program, they will be reaching out about the importance of this year’s Presidential and “Fair Tax” elections.

Once again to our Unit II sisters and brothers thank you for your patience and more importantly the work you do in service of the citizens of the City of Chicago. As we look to the future, we the leadership team led by President Dian Palmer, our Unit II staff; Paula Haley, Gene Washington, and Frank Klein are looking forward to working with you to build a union that wins for its members.

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