April 1, 2004




Jurisdiction:                   DEKALB COUNTY


Wages:                         COOK:           

                                    Start                 $  9.13/hour                 5th year             $11.58/hour    

                                    1st year             $  9.58/hour                 6th year             $12.03/hour                 2nd year            $10.03/hour                 7th year             $12.48/hour

3rd year $10.48/hour                 8th year             $12.93/hour

                                    4th year             $11.13/hour                 9th year             $13.38/hour    


Health & Welfare:         For individuals scheduled more than 6 hours daily:


                                                Single:              $580.12/month

                                                Family: $737.36/month


Individuals working 4 to 6 hours daily receive only single coverage.


Pension:                        5.32% of gross for individuals in positions scheduled 600 or more

                                    hours annually.


Vacation:                      Full time employees shall be granted vacation with pay as follows:


Completion of 6 months, 1 day for each full month of service up to 10 days.

Upon completion of 5 years of service, 15 days.

Upon completion of 9 years of service, 16 days.

Upon completion of 10 years of service, 17 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.