NO. 4-06-0774 Filed 5/3/07
IN THE APPELLATE COURT
THE CITY OF BLOOMINGTON,
THE ILLINOIS LABOR RELATIONS BOARD,
STATE PANEL; and THE INTERNATIONAL
ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, LOCAL
On Direct Appeal
from Illinois Labor
JUSTICE MYERSCOUGH delivered the opinion of the court:
Petitioner, the City of Bloomington (City), appeals the
decision of respondent Illinois Labor Relations Board, State
Panel (Board), finding the City committed an unfair labor prac-tice.
International Ass'n of Firefighters, Local 49, 22 Pub.
Employee Rep. (Ill.) par. 107, No. S-CA-04-166 (Illinois Labor
Relations Board, State Panel, August 23, 2006) (hereinafter 22
Pub. Employee Rep. (Ill.) par. 107). The City argues the Board
erred in holding that the City was required to bargain with
respondent International Association of Firefighters, Local 49
(Union), over promotions to the position of assistant fire chief,
a position outside the bargaining unit represented by the Union.
The Union is the exclusive bargaining representative of
a historical bargaining unit composed of the City's firefighters,