Metra Faces Lawsuit Of Racial Discrimination Against EmployeesA group of African-American Metra police officers are suing the transit agency.
Black Workers Accuse Chicago Area Temp Agency Of Favoring HispanicsThe lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Chicago, claimed Deerfield-based MVP Staffing denied jobs to African-American applicants.
U Of I Asks Judge To Dismiss Players' Racial Discrimination LawsuitIn the motion filed Tuesday, the university argues that the sovereign immunity that prevents the state from being sued in federal court also covers the state university. The university also argues that the plaintiffs have not provided proof of the racial discrimination they allege.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Announces Plan To Fight Racial IntoleranceA fraternity under fire after a racist chant by University of Oklahoma students went viral has announced plans to address racial intolerance.
Professors To Be Honored For Study Of Traffic Stop DisparitiesDr. Steven Maynard-Moody said he and his fellow researchers found no racial bias in normal traffic stops -- in which the sole reason a driver is pulled over is an actual traffic violation -- but they did find tremendous bias in so-called “investigatory traffic stops.”
Railroad Worker Files Suit Claiming Co-Workers Taunted Him, Cut His DreadlocksFor years, an Indiana man says he endured discrimination and harassment in his work place by white co-workers.
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.
Black Security Guard Accuses Christ Hospital Of RacismA 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.
Feds Investigating East Aurora Schools For Racial BullyingIt'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.
Living and Driving While Black Foundation Files Racial Discrimination LawsuitsThe 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.
Target Of Racial Discrimination At ThyssenKrupp Hopes For More Than ApologyA 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.
ThryssenKrupp Apologizes For Racially Hostile WorkplaceGerman-based ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. apologized Tuesday for the racially-hostile work environment that had been created at its suburban Chicago office.