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OIG Second Quarter 2017 Report

Highlights of OIG activity from April 1 through June 30, 2017 are summarized below: An OIG investigation established that a supervisory Department of Water Management (DWM) employee used a City email account to repeatedly send and receive racist and offensive emails. OIG recommended that DWM discharge the employee and refer the employee for placement on … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Second Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases 2nd Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its second quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from April 1 through June 30, 2017. Also … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in CFD Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in CFD Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its January 2016 audit of opportunities for civilianization in the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based on the Department’s response, OIG concludes that … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in the Chicago Fire Department Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its January 2016 audit of opportunities for civilianization in the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based on the Department’s response, OIG concludes that CFD has partially implemented corrective actions related to the audit findings. The purpose of the January 2016 audit was … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2017 Contact: Danielle Perry (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s hiring process. Based on the Department of Human Resources (DHR) and Office of Budget and … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s hiring process. Based on the Department of Human Resources (DHR) and Office of Budget and Management’s (OBM) responses, OIG concludes that while the City has begun implementation of corrective actions related to the development, … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Advisory on the CPD 2015 Lieutenant Promotional Exam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Recommends CPD Improve the Promotional Examination Process The Office of Inspector General has issued an advisory with recommendations to the Chicago Police Department (CPD) for improvements to ensure the integrity of its promotional testing processes. The advisory arises from an extensive investigation into allegations … [Read More…]

OIG Advisory Regarding the 2015 CPD Lieutenant’s Promotional Exam

The Office of Inspector General has issued an advisory with recommendations to the Chicago Police Department (CPD) for improvements to ensure the integrity of its promotional testing processes. The advisory arises from an extensive investigation into allegations that certain CPD members received confidential exam materials pertaining to the 2015 lieutenant promotional exam. OIG did not … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Review of City’s Collective Bargaining Agreements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 CBA Negotiations Provide Opportunity to Improve Transparency and Save Millions A report released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General provides a comprehensive review of the City’s collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with labor unions, all of which will be negotiated in the … [Read More…]

OIG Review of the City’s Collective Bargaining Agreements

This year, the City and its unionized workforce will negotiate new collective bargaining agreements (CBAs). The terms and conditions of employment for over 90 percent of the more than 30,000 City workers, ranging from salary schedules and vacation policies to staffing rules and disciplinary procedures, will be on the table. Such an opportunity to reassess … [Read More…]