Lori Lightfoot

Chicago Takes Legal Action Against Police Union for Push to Defy Vaccine Mandate

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) announced Friday that she has directed her administration to file a Complaint for Injunctive Relief against the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, accusing it of “engaging in, supporting, and encouraging a work stoppage or strike” after union leader John Catanzara called on officers to defy the city’s vaccine mandate deadline. 

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot is not backing down over a requirement for police officers to declare their Covid-19 vaccine status