Chicago Told To Reinstate Employees Fired Over COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CHICAGO — Chicago must reinstate city employees who were fired for refusing to comply with Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and rescind the requirement, a state administrative law judge has ruled. The decision came Wednesday in a case before the Illinois Labor Relations Board involving more than 20 unions representing city employees, which filed […]

Did Falls Supervisors Violate Sunshine Law When They Privately Fired Police Officer?

Falls Township may have violated the state’s Sunshine Law last year when it fired a police officer who has since filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the township alleging he was subjected to retaliation. In his civil suit against Falls Township, William Tanner IV alleges that the supervisors terminated him Oct. 21, 2022. But a review […]

Milwaukee Police Union Files Lawsuit To Stop New 15-Day Video Release Policy

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Association (MPA), the union that represents most of the city’s officers, filed a lawsuit on Friday to stop the new 15-day video release policy. This new policy was adopted on Thursday night during the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission meeting. Continue reading at