Streets & Sanitation Department
The Emanuel administration claimed Tuesday that many garbage collectors have been getting three-day weekends by calling in sick on Monday or Friday. The union representing those workers said it’s trying to address the problem, but also said it’s not nearly as bad as the city claims.
Stephen Dewart was one of eight people mowed down May 21 on the Gold Coast when a driver for the Department of Streets and Sanitation lost control of his pick-up truck and plowed into them. He is now filing suit.