The Village of Lynwood fired an employee for reporting to the government his suspicions that high-ranking village officials violated the law, according to a new whistleblower lawsuit filed in federal court.
A Chicago nursing home fired a nurse supervisor for whistleblowing about COVID-19 safety issues, according to a lawsuit filed today.
Four state employees filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that Command staff officers for the Illinois State Police and Illinois Tollway retaliated against veteran employees for speaking out about corruption.
What is a whistleblower? Generally, a whistleblower is someone who discloses information the person believes shows illegal, unethical or harmful conduct.
A detective alleged the Cook County Sheriff’s Office violated disability discrimination laws by refusing to accommodate the health condition he developed during his military service in the Gulf War.
A whistleblower’s claim that a large Chicago contractor over-billed the government on affordable housing construction projects will be decided by a jury, a federal court ruled.