Effective July 1, 2004






Jurisdiction: Cook County excluding employees in commercial office buildings in the area of Chicago bounded by Roosevelt Road on the south, Lake Michigan on the east, Halsted Street on the west, and Division Street on the North.



                        Unarmed $ 9.75*

                        Armed Certified                        $10.50*


                        Sergeants, Lieutenants, Captains, Dispatchers and other supervisory personnel shall receive an additional payment per hour in addition to the minimum hourly wage above.


                        Sergeants                        $ .20*

                        Lieutenants          .25*

                        Captains, Dispatchers

                        Other Supervisory

                        Personnel            .30*



*Employees who perform production work, clerical work, or any other duty above and beyond those performed as part of the guards normal duties shall receive twenty-five cents ($.25) per hour in additional.



Health and Welfare


                        Full-time employees:  $150.00 per month

                        Part-time employees:  $ 75.00 per month


                        Payable only for employees electing employer furnished health plan or providing their own coverage.


                        (Part time employees are those who work six (6) hours or more but less than 32 hours per week.)

Security Guard

Effective 7/01/2004

Page 2 of 2 (Cook Excluding Downtown)





After reaching the first anniversary date of employment, the Employer shall contribute $0.10 per hour to a pension fund on behalf of each employee or pay it directly to each employee.





                         40 hour's vacation with pay after 1 year of service.

                         80 hour's vacation with pay after 2 years of service.

                        120 hour's vacation with pay after 8 years of service.

                        160 hour's vacation with pay after 12 years of service.



                        Employees who work less than 1 year receive prorated vacation.


                        Employees who work less than eighteen hundred (1,800) hours during their anniversary year shall receive vacation prorated based on the ratio of actual hours worked during the anniversary year to eighteen hundred (1,800) hours.


These wage rates, fringe benefits and working conditions are determined by the Illinois Department of Labor to be conditions prevalent in the State of Illinois and shall be the minimum requirements for security guards under the Illinois Procurement Code.  Retroactive reimbursement is required if less than the prevailing wage was paid at any time.  For additional information, please call IDOL at 618/993-7271.