April 1, 2009
Jurisdiction: MERCER COUNTY

Wages: Cook:                    $8.51/Hour

Health & Welfare: For individuals in positions scheduled 30 hours per week:
Employee only            $  378.69/Month
Employee + 1             $  716.84/Month
Employee/Spouse          $  872.18/Month
Family                   $1,210.96/Month
Pension: 7.40% of gross for individuals in positions scheduled 600 or more
hours annually.
Vacation: For individuals who work 240 days per year, paid in hourly equivalent
Time Unpaid Days Paid Days
1st Year 10 Days 0 Days
2nd Year 5 Days 5 Days
3rd Year 3 Days 7 Days
4th Year 1 Days 9 Days
5th Year and after 0 Days 10 Days
These wage rates and fringe benefits are determined by the Illinois Department of Labor to be conditions prevalent in the state of Illinois and shall be the minimum requirements for food service workers under the Illinois Finance Procurement Code. Retroactive reimbursement is required if less than the prevailing wage was paid at any time.