Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by a law firm into the Illinois Republican.
A Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.
A $63,048-a-year payroll auditor for the Chicago Fire Department has filed a federal lawsuit against the city — armed with a finding of discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that upheld her sexual harassment charge against former Fire Commissioner John Brooks
Four 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.
Hockey’s a contact sport, so we shouldn’t have an uproar when a star gets a hard check.
James Crowley, 47, CSU’s former senior legal counsel, had alleged he was fired in retaliation for reporting university improprieties to Illinois’ attorney general.
The Cook County Board is expected to settle a federal lawsuit brought by 21 deputies who allege Sheriff Tom Dart retaliated against them because they backed his political opponent when he was running sheriff in 2006.
At least two men firing paintballs at people on Halloween evening apparently were themselves fired upon by someone with a real gun, and one of the two men was injured.
Workers at the Walmart distributions center in Elwood went on strike Saturday to protest alleged illegal retaliation and other labor abuses.
In the latest effort to curb a murder rate that has propelled Chicago into the national spotlight this summer, police Supt. Garry McCarthy says gang members can no longer expect to be released on recognizance bonds.
A federal lawsuit about to go to trial alleges Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office has retaliated against employees who didn’t support Dart politically.
Several members of the Loyola University volleyball team say they were cut from the program as retaliation after they protested a coach.
Police say a daylight shooting in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Friday morning might have been in retaliation for a murder at the same corner.
The chairman of the Kane County Board is calling on the county’s embattled coroner to step down, according to a Friday morning report.