The Illinois FOP Labor Council

The Labor Council provides full union representation: negotiating and enforcing contracts, improving salaries, working conditions, and benefits for law enforcement professionals throughout Illinois. Our members are protected 24 hours a day by a staff of full-time, in-house attorneys and field representatives who have a proven track record of winning.

24 Hour Critical Incident Hotline: 877-IFOP-911

By IL FOP Labor Council, Staff - Tuesday, April 25, 2017



Thursday, May 25, 2017- 9am-4:30pm

LOCATION: Belleville Police Department

720 W Main St., Belleville, IL 62220


Class size is limited to the first 30 participants.  Please register with Chris Flynn at (217) 698-9433 or email: Lunch will be provided.

9- 11:00am (Dave Nixon and Jerry Lieb) Fraternal vs Labor (New Steward Training)

Members will learn the distinction between IL FOP State Lodge vs IL FOP Labor Council and the importance of each.  Instruction will cover the following topics: running meetings, developing by-laws, grievance preparation, and duties for representing your membership. (We recommend you encourage your membership to join FOP Legal Defense) 

 11:00am- 12:00pm Lunch provided on-site

 12:00- 2:00pm (Mike Powell and Gary Bailey) Collective Bargaining

Attendees will receive instruction on preparation for negotiations/ reaching tentative agreement or impasse/ mediation and arbitration.

  2:00- 2:15pm Break

  2:15-4:30pm (Dan Bailey and Tamara Cummings) Handling a Critical Incident

Members will learn their role in handling a critical incident, and what they should do to protect the rights of their coworkers. IL FOP LC Critical Incident Hotline 1-(877) IFOP-911