Plaintiffs File Contempt Motion

6/2005

The Plaintiffs filed an Application to Hold the City of Chicago and its Mayor in Civil Contempt for Violations of the Court Orders. The complaint detailed repeated instances of manipulation of interviewing, selection, and hiring processes by City officials. The complaint accused City officials of manipulating the hiring system in order to ensure preferential hiring and promotions for candidates pre-selected for political reasons, a direct violation of the Shakman Decrees.