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Appeals panel: Oak Lawn can't nix injured firefighter's disability pension, though he took job in Texas

Scott Holland Jul. 3, 2017, 12:00pm

A state appeals court has sided with a Cook County judge who said a pension board was wrong to revoke disability pension payments to an Oak Lawn firefighter who had taken a job at a Texas fire department despite doctors’ assertions he had been permanently disabled in an accident more than a decade ago.

ILRB says Oak Lawn OK to ask arbitrator to sign off on rule requiring firefighters to live within 50 miles

Carrie Salls Jul. 23, 2016, 12:08am

The Illinois Labor Relations Board has ruled the Village of Oak Lawn can talk with the union representing its firefighters about establishing a rule requiring the village's firefighters to live within 50 miles of Oak Lawn.