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Cook County workers protest what they say is an unfair contract offerCook County workers protest what they say is an unfair contract offer

Several dozen Cook County workers took to the streets Thursday to protest what they say is a meager pay increase offer from their employer — and one all but erased by a demand to pay higher health insurance premiums.

“We’re not saying we don’t want to pay for health care, but we’re not looking for a Jedi mind trick where you give us a raise on this side but then you take it back with the health care,” said Claudia Martin, an adult probation officer and one of about two dozen people demonstrating outside the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse

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