The village of Oak Park and a former employee settled a racial discrimination lawsuit last month, with the village paying $80,000 to close out the 2019 case.
A Valparaiso-based company that offers industrial and environmental cleaning services is paying out a $100,000 settlement for discriminating against Black and Hispanic employees, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The NBA has punished Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver to the tune of a $10 million fine and a one-year suspension from all basketball-related activity as a result of its investigation into Sarver’s workplace conduct.
As hybrid working becomes the norm in the post-pandemic landscape, several major companies have opened new Chicago offices they hope will give employees a reason to ditch their fuzzy slippers and head downtown.
Commemorating a day they are rarely able to get off themselves, a group of Starbucks workers stood on Ewing Avenue Saturday morning preparing to march in the Labor Day parade on the city’s far Southeast Side.
Another Labor Day is creeping upon us, signaling summer is fading and fall is ahead. Monday is also the time organized labor salutes the nation’s unionized workforce.
Starbucks violated labor law by threatening and interrogating Chicago baristas at stores where workers were attempting to unionize, local labor board officials alleged in complaints filed against the company.
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Twenty-six workers at an Amazon facility in Joliet have filed complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging a racist workplace environment and retaliation against an employee who spoke up, their lawyer said Wednesday.
Federal labor regulators have asked a court to force Starbucks to stop what they say is extensive illegal activity in response to a nationwide campaign in which workers at more than 150 corporate-owned stores have voted to unionize.
Workers at Starbucks locations in Cary and Peoria won union elections Tuesday, making the stores the first and second Starbucks to unionize in Illinois.
As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck.
A woman who lodged a sexual harassment allegation against former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was “disgusted” by what she saw as his hypocrisy and attempts to discredit women who made similar allegations against his brother, her lawyer said Sunday.
Ford Motor Co. is being sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegedly refusing to allow a south suburban woman to begin working at its stamping plant in Chicago Heights after learning she was pregnant.
The investment company Nuveen has spent $120 million renovating its office tower at 730 Third Ave. in midtown Manhattan, overhauling the lobby, devoting the second floor to amenities and refurbishing a 22nd-floor terrace.