McDonald's Workers Detail Burns, Job HazardsMcDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
Metra Complaints Down Dramatically From Last WinterA year ago, it seemed everyone who rode Metra was complaining about lousy service in the teeth of a bitterly cold and snowy winter. While there are still complaints this winter, they are far fewer than this time a year ago, when each day seemed to bring new emergencies.
Itasca Residents Complain O'Hare Noise Has Gotten WorseSome homeowners say over the last three months they can't have a conversation in their driveways – and that’s four miles from the western edge of the airport.
Harvey Mayor, Park District Spar Over Move To Close Gun RangeHarvey Mayor Eric Kellogg has vowed to shut down a controversial gun range, claiming there have been complaints about stray bullets landing in yards where children play, but the park district -- which owns the land -- called the move a political stunt.
Citizens Utility Board: Rising Complaints About ComEd RivalsAhead of an energy rate hike at ComEd next month, a utility watchdog group said it's seen a dramatic increase in complaints about some of the practices of several alternative electricity companies.
Complaint Hearing Against Gary Fire Chief Suspended After 4 HoursFour firefighters with four separate complaints against their chief expected to present evidence Thursday at a special meeting set by the Gary Fire Civil Service Commission to hear the first of 24 cases filed against Chief Teresa Everett.
Mayor Denies Backlog Of Animal Neglect ComplaintsMayor Rahm Emanuel denied the city has a backlog of unchecked complaints to Chicago's Animal Care and Control, despite hundreds of calls getting no response, some since as far back as August.
Why Is City Taking So Long To Answer Animal Neglect Complaints?Chicago Animal Care and Control receives a lot of calls; approximately 58,000 requests for service a year.
Hundreds Of Complaints To City About Animal Neglect Left UnansweredDuring some of the coldest days of this winter, Chicago Animal Care and Control left dozens of calls unanswered about possible inhumane treatment of pets. Overall, more than 300 such calls got no response in December an January.
Oak Lawn Village Board Hears Complaints About New 911 SystemOak Lawn’s emergency dispatchers handle calls for several communities, including Evergreen Park. The center was privatized this year in a cost-cutting move and many of the dispatchers lost their jobs.
Pair Protests Orland Park Library Computer Policy Allowing Patrons To View PornIn a testy exchange with a library board attorney, Megan Fox and Kevin DuJan complained about a policy allowing patrons to visit any website – including pornography – on adult-only computers, so long as the content isn’t illegal.
More Families Complain About Zion Nursing Care FacilityThe Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed it is investigating “more than one” complaint of improper care at the Grove at the Lake Living & Rehabilitation Center in north suburban Zion.
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