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Skokie police officer sues village, alleges discrimination

By: Mike Isaacs | misaacs@pioneerlocal.com | @SKReview_Mike A Skokie police officer, also a marine who was awarded the Purple Heart during a tour in Iraq, filed a federal lawsuit March 12 against the village and police department, alleging they retaliated … Continue reading

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Chicago sued for alleged discrimination against black teachers

By James B. Kelleher | Reuters – 15 hrs ago CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Chicago Teachers Union has sued the nation’s third largest school district, saying Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s campaign to reform or close underperforming public schools discriminates against African-American … Continue reading

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Top 25 Workplace Harassment, Bias Settlements

In honor of National Boss Day, eBossWatch, which enables people to anonymously rate their bosses and evaluate potential employers, has released a study on workplace harassment and discrimination charges that is says are costing employers a “shocking” amount of money. … Continue reading

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WRS Compass to pay $2.75M in EEOC racial discrimination case

Multiple hanging nooses, repeated use of the “N-word,” less favorable equipment assignments and physical threats from coworkers alleged. By Gregory Karp Tribune staff reporter 7:31 a.m. CDT, August 28, 2012 An environmental clean-up company has agreed to pay $2.75 million … Continue reading

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Ex-Daley security officers sue over transfers

Replacements had worked for Emanuel’s campaign, cops allege By Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune reporter 6:51 a.m. CDT, August 16, 2012 Eleven Chicago police officers who were removed from Mayor Rahm Emanuel‘s security detail when he took office have filed a … Continue reading

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Yellow Transportation Inc. discrimination case shows why racism is so frustrating

BY MARY MITCHELL marym@suntimes.com July 2, 2012 5:48PM The $11 million settlement in a discrimination case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows why racism is so frustrating. The suit was against Yellow Transportation Inc., a trucking company … Continue reading

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Illinois partners with feds to enforce protections against housing discrimination

by Gary Barlow Chicago, IL — While Congress has dragged its feet on passing laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the Obama administration has implemented new federal rules that prohibit discrimination in housing, at … Continue reading

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Employment Discrimination

Jeffrey Friedman represents victims of all forms of discrimination. When an employer takes action against an employee on the basis of race, age, gender, disability or certain other factors, that may violate the civil rights laws. Employment Discrimination

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