American Greetings, a leading manufacturer of greeting cards, will face a jury trial to decide its responsibility for subjecting a female employee to sexual harassment by a Jewel-Osco manager.
Former Village of North Riverside Mayor Ken Krochmal was found guilty of defaming the president of the police union during the 2013 election.
VanderCook College of Music to Stand Trial for the Alleged Failure to Protect a Female Student From On-Campus Sexual Harassment
A federal court decided that a trial by jury will determine whether a female college student suffered a hostile environment on campus after reporting a sexual assault to school administrators in violation Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.
The Village of Antioch Police Department refused to promote Dawn Geraty to Sergeant because she was a woman. Eight years later, she made history.
Federal Court Orders Jury Trial to Determine Whether A City Retaliated Against One of Its Own Supervisors
After reviewing the evidence, the court determined there is enough evidence to support Lucinda Parson’s retaliation claim. Jurors will now determine if the City did, in fact, unlawfully retaliate by suspending her without pay.
Chicago employment lawyer Jeffrey Kulwin discusses new laws for 2023 will help Illinois employees and their families.
City Loses Bid to Dismiss General Contractor’s Lawsuit Over Forged Easement and Political Retaliation
The City of Danville must answer allegations that high-ranking city officials retaliated against a local general contractor for supporting the Mayor’s opponent in the April 2019 election.
The Village of Lynwood fired an employee for reporting to the government his suspicions that high-ranking village officials violated the law, according to a new whistleblower lawsuit filed in federal court.
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A federal court has ruled that a former Calumet City employee stated a claim for relief based on allegations that she was not re-appointed to work as a Freedom of Information Act Officer because of her political affiliation with the previous mayor.