Sun Times: Chicago’s Chief Labor Negotiator Fired Over Podcast Interview

Chicago’s longtime chief labor negotiator is out of a job. The Sun Times reports attorney Jim Franczek was fired by Mayor Lightfoot yesterday for doing an interview on a Chicago Sun-Times podcast. During the interview, Franczek essentially endorsed Paul Vallas over Brandon Johnson in the April 4th mayoral runoff. It isn’t known what about the Sun-Times interview led to his firing.