Public Accountability Report Public Accountability Report

2019 Unfair Labor Practice Charges
Mission Statement To administer the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, which guarantees the right of public employers to organize and to bargain collectively with their employees, through the process of certification, investigatory procedures, administrative hearings, and dispute resolutions.
Program Goals and Objectives
  1. Resolve and/or submit to hearing all unfair labor practice charges filed by public sector unions, employees, and employers.
    Source of Funds General Revenue Fund Statutory Authority 5 ILCS 315
    Fiscal Year 2020 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2019 Actual Fiscal Year 2019 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2018 Actual Fiscal Year 2017 Actual
    Input Indicators
    Total expenditures - all sources (in thousands) $ 867.0 $ 657.0 $ 819.8 $ 714.1 $ 514.3
    Total expenditures - state appropriated funds (in thousands) $ 867.0 $ 657.0 $ 819.8 $ 714.1 $ 514.3
    Average monthly full-time equivalents 8 7 8 7 7
    Output Indicators
    Charges pending at the start of the fiscal year 364 396 397 331 312
    Charges filed 323 354 313 338 278
    Total caseload 670 750 618 669 590
    Total charges closed 306 385 271 273 259
    Outcome Indicators
    Percentage of charges closed within 12 months of the filing date 70 % 68.6 % 70 % 65.9 % 76 %
    Percentage of charges closed within 13-24 months of the filing date 88.8 % 88.1 % 88 % 88.6 % 89.6 %