Teamsters Local 700 members of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) voted in favor of ratifying their contract on Saturday, April 30.
Some of the new contract highlights include:
-Wage increases retroactive from 2013.
-Improved job posting and bidding language.
-Reinstated grievance process, including arbitration.
-Increase in the annual Uniform Allowance.
The contract will now be presented to the County Board and the Chief Judge’s Office for approval.