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Malcolm X College (Credit: CBS)

BGA Praises End Of Controversial Sick Day Policy At City Colleges

The head of the Better Government Association is giving the Emanuel administration high marks for changing a controversial sick day policy at the City Colleges of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2012

Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA Probe: Ex-City Colleges Boss Got Sweetheart Retirement Deal

He could be the king of double-dipping in Chicago. The Better Government Association says what’s happening with Chicago State University President Wayne Watson proves the public pension system is broken.

CBS 2–03/28/2012

Chicago Public Schools

Costly Sick Day Policy To End For CPS Administrators

Action is being taken to stop millions of dollars in payouts to Chicago Public Schools employees who retire or resign.

CBS 2–02/22/2012

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Plans To Drop Costly Sick Day Policy For Non-Union Workers

Chicago Public Schools officials said Tuesday that they are seeking to implement a new sick day policy for non-union workers, ending a decades-long practice that has cost the system tens of millions of dollars a year.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012