City Workers Who Refused Working OT Face Discipline

August 3, 2010  |  

(Chicago Sun Times) — The Daley administration is preparing to take disciplinary action against scores of city laborers who refused to work extra hours after last month’s flooding rains because they no longer get cash overtime.

Lou Phillips, business manager for Laborers Union Local 1001, said the union’s contract makes extra work mandatory whenever the city declares an emergency and gives his members at least 16 hours’ notice.

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