What aldermen were told about the firing and subsequent re-hiring of a CWLP employee contradicts what the witness says happened.
In executive session records released by the city’s legal department, corporation counsel Mark Cullen says that eye witness Eric Reiss was uncooperative and if he were to testify at an arbitration hearing, the city would lose the case.
That goes against what Reiss says, who claims he tried to go to an arbitration hearing to provide that side of the story.
The tapes were released after several aldermen requested they be made public.
Hear the first executive session from October 30th, 2012 where Aldermen are told by Corporation Counsel Cullen that witness Eric Reiss was uncooperative: