Feds Side With Sara Lee Workers Subjected To Racist TauntsThe 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.
Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara LeeYou've probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.
Hillshire Looks Beyond Meat With Birds Eye, VlasicThe Chicago-based company, which makes Hillshire Farm lunch meats, Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park franks, said Monday that it would buy Pinnacle Foods in a deal valued at $4.23 billion.
Sara Lee Bakery Outlets Will Close Under Corporate SplitSara Lee’s impending split into two companies means the end of its bakery outlet stores. The 11 stores nationwide, including two in Chicago and seven in the suburbs, will close by the end of November.
Sara Lee To Move Headquarters Back Into CityA major employer reportedly is moving its corporate headquarters back to the city.
Roskam: Obama Administration's Regulations Are Stifling EconomyU.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said Tuesday that proposed Obama administration rules are stifling the economic recovery. And he wants Congress to have a much bigger say in future rulemaking.
Hot Dog Companies Square Off Over Ad ClaimsTwo Chicago companies are squaring off Monday over hot dogs.
Sara Lee To Split Into 2 CompaniesAfter an economic makeover, Downers Grove based Sara Lee has observers seeing double.
Sara Lee Selling Its Bread Business To BimboDowners Grove-based Sara Lee is selling its fresh bakery unit as it looks to concentrate more on its coffee and meat businesses. About 13,000 employees will be transferred.

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