COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Met With Defiance by Chicago Employees

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Met With Defiance by Chicago Employees

About 4,543 out of 12,770 CPD employees failed to report their COVID-19 vaccine status by the Friday, Oct. 15 deadline. The staggering majority are officers. So on Monday, their supervisors summoned these employees and were given the last chance to report their COVID-19 vaccine status on the city’s portal. If they do not comply, they […]

Chicago Mandates City Vaccinations for Workers and Volunteers

Chicago Mandates City Vaccinations for Workers and Volunteers

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a vaccination mandate that affects all city workers and volunteers. The deadline for all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is Oct. 15, 2021. The mandate announcement, made on August 25, quickly received pushback from union leaders. In a press release, Lightfoot explains why she is insisting on vaccinations. […]

Cardinal Cupich Absolves Rev. Michael Pfleger of Sexual Abuse Charges

Cardinal Cupich Absolves Rev. Michael Pfleger of Sexual Abuse Charges

Rev. Michael Pfleger was declared not guilty of the sexual abuse allegations that surfaced earlier this year and will return to St. Sabina Catholic Church in Chicago’s South Side community Gresham where he has served since 1975. The announcement came in the form of a letter from Cardinal Blase Cupich on Monday, May 25, 2021. […]