raises http://peoriapublicradio.org en Some unionized state workers still waiting for promised raises http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/some-unionized-state-workers-still-waiting-promised-raises <div>Illinois lawmakers still have yet to fund long-promised raises for certain state employees. As IPR'S Brian Mackey reports, it’s affecting thousands of unionized workers.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The raises were negotiated under the Blagojevich administration, but it was </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat Quinn who starting in 2011 said he didn’t have the money to pay them. The </span>AFSCME<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> union sued, and a judge ordered the state to pay, with interest.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:45:22 +0000 Brian Mackey 14038 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Some unionized state workers still waiting for promised raises