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Mayor Emanuel was forced to defend his pick to give a $99 million dollar contract to United Maintenance for cleaning up O'Hare. It's a story first broken by WGN-TV.

Mayor Emanuel was forced to defend his pick to give a $99 million dollar contract to United Maintenance for cleaning up O’Hare. It’s a story first broken by WGN-TV.

By John Byrne Tribune reporter

In recent days, officials at Service Employees International Union Local 1 have called for investigations into alleged  mob ties  at  United Maintenance Inc., which got a $99 million airport contract.
 
Paul Fosco, a vice president at United Maintenance’s parent company, went to prison following 1987 charges of racketeering conspiracy related to a scheme to swindle the Laborers Union through manipulation of lucrative benefit plans. Alleged former Chicago outfit boss Anthony “Big Tuna” Accardo was charged in the same case as Fosco, but acquitted. 
 
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