Chicagoans Fear Vaccine Mandate Standoff Between Metropolis Corridor And FOP Will Go away Them Much less Secure; ‘It is Like This Huge Macho Factor’

CHICAGO (CBS) — The clock is ticking on the deadline Mayor Lori Lightfoot has set for all metropolis employees to report their vaccination standing to the town, regardless of warnings from the town’s police union that half of the drive is prepared to defy the deadline and threat going unpaid. Meantime, fear is mounting for some … Read more

Lightfoot Not Backing Down From Vaccine Reporting Deadline For Metropolis Employees, Regardless of Police Union Threatening Defiance

CHICAGO (CBS) — As a deadline for metropolis of Chicago workers to report their vaccination standing to Metropolis Corridor attracts nearer, there’s no backing down within the showdown between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the President of the union representing Chicago cops. The stare-down between the mayor and the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is fueling … Read more

FOP President Predicts 50% Of CPD Officers Will Keep House If Mayor Lightfoot Would not Again Down From Vaccine Mandate

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Law enforcement officials are ready to lose pay over the town’s vaccine mandate, with the Fraternal order of police Union persevering with loud objections to the upcoming deadline. Chicago FOP President John Catanzara informed CBS 2’s Tara Molina 1000’s of rank-and-file officers are ready to enter “no pay” standing beginning Friday, … Read more

Metropolis Council Approves $600 Million Police Contract With Chicago FOP, Together with 20% Raises For CPD Officers

by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago internet producer CHICAGO (CBS) — 4 years after town’s final contract with the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police expired, the Metropolis Council on Tuesday accepted a brand new eight-year contract for rank-and-file officers, giving them a complete of 20% in raises over the lifetime of the contract, which additionally contains … Read more