Posts tagged "city budget"

Employee Christmas present from Chicago Department of Public Health: 208 layoffs

Employee Christmas present from Chicago Department of Public Health: 208 layoffs
It’s lousy to get laid off at Christmas time. But even lousier to hear about it through a cryptic message faxed to your office. That’s how many Chicago Department of Public Health employees learned last week that they were going to be laid off. A faxed table of employee layoffs they’d never heard of went... Read more »

Ferguson's options for Chicago's sagging budget

Ferguson's options for Chicago's sagging budget
How will the City of Chicago close its operating budget deficit, estimated at $635 million for 2012? Joseph Ferguson, the city’s inspector general, entered the budget fray this week, releasing a list of 63 different options council members and the mayor could utilize to raise revenue or cut spending. Ferguson says he’s not endorsing any... Read more »