Shakman Successfully Challenges Political Hiring at IDOT

October 22, 2014

On October the federal court overseeing the Shakman Decree regulating government hiring granted a motion filed by Michael Shakman seeking the appointment of a special master to investigate and remedy illegal employment practices at the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Chicago Tribune, October 22, 2014:  “Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring”

Chicago Sun-Times, October 22, 2014:  “Federal monitor to be appointed to oversee hiring at IDOT”