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Senate Bill 440 Passes The House!
Originally Posted on November 30, 2016 We are happy to report that Senate Bill 440 (COLA Bill) passed the House today with an 81 - 31 bi-partisan vote. The results of this passage changes the full 3% COLA increase from the born before date of January 1, 1955 to the new born before date of January 1, 1966. Included in the passage of SB 440 is an increase of 1.5% CPI for widows. This meansthe minimum widow's annuities shall be no less than 125% of the Federal Poverty Level beginning J...

The Risk Of "No Bid" & Instructions For Filling Out A Watch Selection Form
Originally Posted on November 16, 2016 This article will assist officers in the art of selecting a watch for the 2017 calendar year. The selection process continues to be problematic for some members in understanding the No Bid selection. There are indeed risks involved in placing a No Bid on your selection form. Please Read the Department Notice titled Annual Watch, Furlough Selections, Vacation Schedules and 2017 Operational Calendar, prior to completing your watch selection form. ...

Retiree Healthcare Information & Packet
Originally Posted on October 13, 2016 The Lodge has been working on a group insurance plan for ALL Chicago Police Retirees, their spouses, and surviving spouses. Mailings were sent out on Tuesday October 18th and the FOP logo will appear on the mailing. All of your questions can be answered by the Labor First team (at 855-979-8840 or 312-248-7251 ) AFTER OCTOBER 17th, please call Labor First directly once you’ve received this mailing. There will also be Open Enrollment Info-Group Meeti...

Retiree Healthcare Phone Solicitation
Originally Posted on September 16, 2016 The Lodge has heard from many Retired Members today who have been contacted by unsolicited insurance vendors who are offering options and changes to retiree healthcare. It is very important that all members understand that no changes have been finalized regarding retiree healthcare and insurance providers. At this time, the Lodge strongly suggests that Retired Members refrain from making any changes that the insurance companies are trying to ...

FOP Dues Are Due Soon!
Originally Posted on September 13, 2016 Please fill out this form and return it to Lodge at 1412 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607. If you prefer you may also fax it in at 312-733-1367 or call us at 312-733-7776 if you would prefer to submit your information over the phone.

Police Officer Wanted
Originally Posted on September 02, 2016 Pat McAuley of the Mcarthy Group is looking for a Chicago Policeman, preferably a Veteran, to travel to New York City the Weekend of September 11, 2016 to honor the 3 NYPD who died in combat. This would mostly be a photo op with New York Policemen. You would need to pay your own travel costs but would be provided accommodations once there. Please call Pat McAuley at 312-493-2467 for more information.

Personal Cell Phone Date Issue
Originally Posted on August 19, 2016 This updated information addresses the Department Notice (DN) dealing with maintaining personal cell phone data of the Officers who were on the shooting scene that took place on July 27, 2016 at 7351 S. Merrill. 1. - To date, no individual Officer has been asked to turn over any of his/her cell phone data. 2. - In order to gain access to cell phone data an official order of court, a subpoena and/or a warrant would be required. 3. - Members shoul...

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