City Hall whistleblower says patronage hiring curbed

City Hall whistleblower says patronage hiring curbed
City Hall whistleblower says patronage hiring curbed

City Hall whistleblower says patronage hiring curbed

The decades-long decree that aimed to stop political hiring may be coming to an end. Michael Shakman, who led the campaign to end patronage hiring at City Hall, filed a motion Thursday that said the current administration has met the standards of fair hiring practices and federal oversight is no longer needed. WBEZ’s Alex Keefe explains what this means for the Emanuel administration. (Photo: Flickr/danxoneil)