Cook County Court Service Deputies

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By Dan Mahoney, Attorney - Thursday, July 21, 2016

 
  • The minutes from the April meeting were reviewed and approved by all Stewards present.
     
  • Contracts were distributed.
     
  • The Union is addressing the issue of deputies being able to keep their credentials when they are off work from an Injury-On-Duty.   
     
  • Swipe/timekeeping machine training to be completed by all deputies by May 20, 2016.
     
  • The next court date for the IROCC law suit is June 22, 2016.
     
  • Grievances must be filed within 15 days of the incident.  The Union must be sent the grievance in a timely matter so the grievance can be filed within the time period per the contract.
     
  • Street bids will be coming out soon.
     
  • There was a discussion regarding the way Child Support and Central Warrants are bid.
     
  • If deputies are completing To/From for officer safety, the deputy must write a narrative in their own words, and fill in forms will not be accepted
     
  • The Lodge filed a grievance regarding LE Certification. 
     
  • The Lodge filed a grievance regarding job specific training.
     
  • A new class of deputies should be going in next week.
     
  • The CCB has a private security desk for cell phones since approximately 5/11/16.  There was a discussion on this matter.
     
  • There was a vote was taken on the subject of the allowing the County to assign overtime on a quarterly basis.  By a majority vote, the Union will maintain the task of assigning overtime for the time being.