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    Chicago police union want 12% pay raise over 2 years and $3,000 a year for being forced to live in the city

    Chicago Police officers are demanding a 12 percent pay raise over two years, a reduction in health-care contributions and a $3,000-a-year residency stipend to compensate them for being forced to live and send their kids to school in the city.The Fraternal Order of Police also wants to cut in half — from 20 percent to 10 percent — the share of promotions based on merit and change the name from “merit” — which, they claim, makes a political process sound apolitical — to “management” or “administrative” promotions.
    Police union calls for 12% pay hike, $3,000 stipend to live in city - Chicago Sun-Times

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    Wow, wish I had a raise that large. Or any raise for that matter. Haven't had a COLA since I came on this department, only the step raises.

    I wonder if they're actually set on those numbers, or if it's a kind of "shoot high so the counter offer is still nice" type of thing.
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    Availability pay??? 2K in uniform allowance??? 86K top out pay....and they want 12% on too of that....wow.

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