Hiring Oversight

OIG Advisory Regarding Suspensions for Historical Shakman Violations

This advisory highlights inconsistencies in the implementation of employee discipline meted out by the City. It comes after an Office of Inspector General (OIG) review of disciplinary actions found critical variations in the way sanctions were carried out across and within City departments. The lack of a clear central policy resulted in some employees escaping … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Report on City’s Reclassification Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2012 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534 Jonathan Davey OIG Releases Report on City’s Reclassification Process The OIG has published a review of the City’s position title reclassification process administered by the Department of Human Resources (DHR). The OIG review identifies deficiencies in the Reclassification Rules that inhibit the City’s reclassification system’s effectiveness, … [Read More…]

Inspector General Issues Statement on City’s New Department of Human Resources Commissioner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2011  CONTACT: (773) 478-0534 Jonathan Davey Inspector General Issues Statement on City’s New Department of Human Resources Commissioner Inspector General Joe Ferguson released the following statement on Deputy Inspector General Soo Choi being named the Commissioner for the City’s Department of Human Resources by Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel: “Today, Mayor-elect Emanuel … [Read More…]

Inspector General Issues Statement in Support of Mayor’s Proposal to Expand its Jurisdiction

Inspector General Joe Ferguson issued a statement today strongly supporting the Mayor’s proposal to expand OIG’s jurisdiction to include oversight for City Council and the City’s hiring practices.