The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigated the Texas plant, which closed in 2011, for two years after dozens of employees filed complaints against Chicago-based Sara Lee, which has since morphed into Hillshire Brands.
The City Council Finance Committee has recommend approving a $560,000 settlement for some city employees who complained about the racist and sexist rantings of their boss, the nephew of former Congressman Frank Annunzio.
This isn’t difficult. A team’s name is rooted in the genocide of a people. That’s not an opinion.
The chairman of the Republican Party in Montgomery County has resigned after writing what’s been called a racist and sexist email about U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis’ primary challenger.
The Chicago Public Schools’ plan to close 53 schools and 61 buildings, mostly in black neighborhoods, has some West Side residents vowing to fight the Emanuel administration until the end.
Some local ministers are calling the musical both insensitive and racist, and they’re not even Mormon.
The owners of a Barrington antique shop are offending some people with what’s outside their store.
A member of the J. Sterling Morton High School District school board in the near western suburbs may be forced to resign.
A Gary, Ind. resident tried to escape a South Haven bar after becoming aware it might not be a safe place for a black man.