Whistleblower

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CPS Teacher Claims He Was Fired For Speaking Out On Alleged Wrongdoing

A Chicago teacher blew the whistle on alleged wrongdoing at a Chicago high school, and now he’s out of a job. He believes he was fired for speaking out and he’s not alone.

07/15/2014

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Claypool: Whistleblower Off-Base On CTA Budget

A former CTA employee who says he was axed for blowing the whistle on what he called unrealistic budget projections “has no clue what he’s talking about,’’ CTA President Forrest Claypool said Wednesday

05/15/2014

Chicago State University

Whistleblower Awarded $2.5M In Suit Against Chicago State

James Crowley, 47, CSU’s former senior legal counsel, had alleged he was fired in retaliation for reporting university improprieties to Illinois’ attorney general.

02/27/2014

City Hall

Aldermen Endorse Expanding Whistleblower Law

The City Council’s Rules and Ethics Committee has recommended approval of an expansion of the city’s Whistleblower Ordinance, to protect people and businesses who report government corruption.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

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Former Des Plaines Deputy Police Chief Claims He Was Fired To Cover Up Brutality

A former deputy police chief for Des Plaines, who claims he was fired after he blew the whistle on police brutality, has filed a federal lawsuit against the city.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012