FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE

CHICAGO LODGE #7
1412 WEST WASHINGTON BOULEVAR' CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60607.1821 PHONE: 312-733-7776' FAX: 312-733-1367

President MICHAEL K. SHIELDS
1st Vice President

March 20, 2012

BILL DOUGHERTY
2nd Vice President

FRANK J. DiMARIA
3rd Vice President

VIA CERTIFIED MAIL
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DANIEL D. GORMAN
Recording Secretary SIDNEY M. DAVIS
Financial Secretary

RICHARD L. AGUILAR
Treasurer JOHN T. CAPPARELLI

Commander O'Neil City of Chicago, Department of Police Management and Labor Affairs Section 3510 South Michigan, 4th Floor
Chicago, Ilinois 60653

Dear Commander 0 'Neil,
Field Representatives

JAMES McCARTHY SAUL DEL RIVERO
Sergeants-At-Arms BILL BURNS JAMES E. MORIARTY, JR. DANIEL J. SHIELDS
Immediate Past President

This letter is being sent pursuant to 5 ILC S 315/7 of the Ilinois Public Labor Relations Act. As you are no doubt aware, the current
contract between the City and the FOP expires June 30,2012. The

Lodge is currently in the process of finalizing its selections for the negotiating committees and counsel that accompany us to negotiating
sessions.

MARK P. DONAHUE
Trustees
Chairman

HAROLD BROWN
DEAN C. ANGELO, JR. MICHAEL BURKE TERRY COLLINS DENIS E. DOHERTY PATRICK W. DUCKHORN

I expect that these internal matters wil be resolved during our Directors meeting in early April and I wil immediately notify you of the outcome. With that understanding, the Lodge would like to commence negotiating on or about May 1,2012.
next Board of

Please call me with any questions you might have.
Sincerely,

FERNANDO FLORES
ANNA K. HANLEY ALLEN J. JAGLOWSKI
RICK

KING

JOHN J. LIPKA TIM MORIARTY TIMOTHY J. MURPHY RONALD H. SHOGREN THOMAS J. SKELLY DANIEL G. TREVINO MICHAEL W. UNDERWOOD

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THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE OF CHICAGO'S PATROL OFFICERS

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Nfch~elK. Shìelds,Pre$ident Fraternal Order of Police, Chìcago Lodge #7
1412 West \Vashigton Blvd.

Chícago, IL 60607~1821
Re: Your LetterofMai:ch 20, 2012

Dea Mr. Shíelds:
Your. letter of Match 20,2014,addressed.to "Cotnp.d¡;t O'Neil" of

the Chícago Police

Departíent, nasheen iefeiedtomefotiiesponse;

Fírst, your letter does notíidicate whether the Fratenil Ordet.of Police, ChìcagoLodge
No. 7 ("Lodge;')dntendstotenniate the e?Óstiglahoi atreementbetween the Çíty of Chìcago and
the Lodge ("Agreement'); it merely states diat the Lodge

"would lie toco:rê1cê negothting."
fais

Second, the

March

20 letter

to comply wìththe .c1earmduiambìguoiis provìsions of

§28.1 of the; Agreement:

Secuou28.1 Term pfAgreeiient
Tls A.greenieiit shall be effectivefrQm J'lY 1, 2007 andshallremal in full force
årideffèct ûritiJuhe 30,2012. It shal coritiue ttieffectftom year to year thereafter
uiiessuotice oftetiiinatípiiisgivei,in writig, by certified earlier mai, by

either part no

than Febrwu:y 1,2012 and no later than March 1,2012. The notices refetted to
case the date of' notice sha

shal be cousidered to have been givenas of the date shown on the postmar.
Written notice may be tendered in person, in which the written date of receipt. It constitute "the Agreement beì:èell the is rnutnllyagreed tht patties for

be

the .Aclesand Sections shal
the perod deMedin this Section.

(boldface"mthe origial)

Thid, as.setforlmArtiCle 1 bftheAgteement, thepartîes to the Agreemeritarethe Lodge
ap.çlthe "Çî.tyqfChiqlgO, an TIJjqis Mnnìçip~LÇqrpqra.t:Qn." Neithet CC):ianclei()'Neilluor the

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Michael K. Shields, March

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patties to the Agtee:inerit,.and notice to either of them is not

sllffiGieritundri:§28.1.
For anya.d.

al of theforegoîngreasons,the Lodge. has not cpmplied with theConttactual

p.ieteqmsites for termiatig the Agreement arid coi:encignegotlittions for a successor
Agreement.

Nonetheless, because of the Cíty'sdeeprespect for the men :ind women of the Police
Deparentartd recognzing, as does its a fist labor agreement, the City wi successor Agreement,

your letter,tht the Lodge's current leadership is negotiatig
not decle, at th time, tortegotiate with City publicize

the Lodge regardig
the Lodge's failure to

as ìs its right under §28.1;nor wil the the

çomplywiththe n.o1:cerequiements of

Agreement.

Howe-vei:,theCityiscompelledto advíseyou that by vire of the offeersrepteserttedbythe Lodge,

these extendig courtesies to the City doesnót waivein any respect its prerogatives under

and proper notice. Specifcaly, the City does not waive the clear provision of §28.1 that the .i\rticles and
§28.1 Qr ¡tnyother provisionqf the Agreement affected by the Lodge~s faiure to. give tiely Sections of the CUrrent Agreement coritiue:I effect

to June 30, 2013.

Also, al other Unions representig sworn personnel (Lcil 2 of Lieutenants ~dthe Captas) have subnrtted tiely and própernotices to

the LAPP, the Sergeants, the City. Accordigly,

theCityìs legaly obligated to ardfudanentalfaiess reqties that the City negotitewitha:ll of these U11onsfist.
FînalY, plt~se dieçt any a.d

aU communca.tions tegardlgcontract negotitiol1s to the

undersiged..
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