Board Votes to Ban Dempsey Staffing Firm

VFP File Photo. Tuesday, December 23, 2014 || By Michael Romain  At a December 16, regular board meeting the Maywood Board of Trustees voted 6 to 1 to prohibit Dempsey Staffing Firm and the firm’s proprietor, Princess Dempsey, from using the Village of Maywood facilities to conduct business activities for private business use. Mayor Perkins voted no, while Trustee Cheryl Ealey-Cross abstained. Dempsey’s company had … Continue reading Board Votes to Ban Dempsey Staffing Firm

Dempsey Staffing CEO Claims Her Company is a Political Target

Dempsey (second from left), at the opening of the Roosevelt Road McDonald’s in Maywood, which her company also staffed. She’s pictured with (from left to right), former village manager William Barlow, Proviso Township District 209 board member Theresa Kelly, Mayor Perkins, Ronald McDonald and franchise owner Jan Nelson June of last year. VFP File Photo. Monday, December 8, 2014 || By Michael Romain In a … Continue reading Dempsey Staffing CEO Claims Her Company is a Political Target

To Staff or Not to Staff: Mayor Perkins’s Hiring Practices Scrutinized by Trustees, Residents

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 8:57 PM The Mayor asserts that hiring an additional temp worker to man her office at times is a net benefit to the village, while some trustees and residents believe the extra spending is just another undue burden for the cash-strapped municipality MAYWOOD || Mayor Edwenna Perkins faced heavy criticism from Lucille Redmond, one of … Continue reading To Staff or Not to Staff: Mayor Perkins’s Hiring Practices Scrutinized by Trustees, Residents