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Racial Discrimination

Solomon Perry. (Credit: CBS)

Railroad Worker Files Suit Claiming Co-Workers Taunted Him, Cut His Dreadlocks

For years, an Indiana man says he endured discrimination and harassment in his work place by white co-workers.

02/04/2014

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Government Sues Rizza Cadillac For Harassment Of Arab And Muslim Workers

Arab and Muslim employees of Rizza Cadillac were subjected to harassment and offensive slurs, such as “terrorist,” the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday in filing a lawsuit against the Tinley Park dealership.

09/18/2013

Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. (Credit: CBS)

Black Security Guard Accuses Christ Hospital Of Racism

A current security officer and a former one filed a lawsuit Tuesday, alleging various forms of racism toward African-American employees at the public safety department of Advocate Christ Medical Center.

08/06/2013

Waldo Middle School. (Credit: CBS)

Feds Investigating East Aurora Schools For Racial Bullying

It’s a case of racial discrimination you don’t see every day. Allegations of bullying in East Aurora have caught the attention of federal investigators from the Department of Education. Dorothy Tucker reports.

05/07/2013

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Living and Driving While Black Foundation Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuits

The former President of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP has filed three lawsuits recently alleging racial discrimination and promises more as the leader of an locally-based organization fighting for equality, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/13/2013

Former ThyssenKrupp sales representative Montrelle Reese says he was subject to repeated use of the N-word and other acts of racial discrimination and harassment while working for the company. Executives have apologized and promised a full investigation. (Credit: CBS)

Target Of Racial Discrimination At ThyssenKrupp Hopes For More Than Apology

A former employee of a German-based elevator company was taking a wait-and-see approach after a top executive apologized and promised a full investigation into allegations of racial discrimination that created a hostile work environment at the firm’s suburban Chicago office.

CBS 2–02/08/2012

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ThryssenKrupp Apologizes For Racially Hostile Workplace

German-based ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. apologized Tuesday for the racially-hostile work environment that had been created at its suburban Chicago office.

02/07/2012

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Sauk Village Cop Alleges Harassment By Trustee

Months after settling a racial discrimination lawsuit against south suburban Sauk Village, police Sgt. Tim Holevis has filed a new complaint alleging further harassment.

12/11/2011