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Chicago State must pay millions to whistleblower jury found was fired for releasing documents that cost president pension money

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 3, 2016, 1:10pm

Chicago State University will need to pay a whistleblower more than $3.3 million in damages after a state appellate panel said the jury didn’t err in finding the whistleblower was fired for refusing to bottle up public documents that may have cost the incoming president of the public university on Chicago’s South Side the chance to draw a pension along with his salary.