Sexual Harassment

2011 Ford Explorers roll of the assembly at the Chicago Assembly Plant on on December 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The plant builds the Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MK X. Ford reported Decmber 1, a 24 percent increase in November sales from the same period last year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Female Ford Employees: We Were Sexually Harassed At Chicago Plant

Defendant Ford Motor Co. said in a statement that it is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and that it takes reports of harassment and discrimination seriously.

11/03/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Chicago Woman Campaigning To Stop Sexual Harassment On CTA

A Chicago woman says there’s a real difference between unsolicited compliments and sexual harassment in public places, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

10/15/2014

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List Of Alleged Rapists Distributed At University Of Chicago

A list accusing a dozen University of Chicago students of rape was circulated over the Internet this past weekend, and although it has been taken down, it has generated plenty of discussion.

09/23/2014

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Fire Department Employee Sues City After Sexual Harassment Claim Upheld

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

08/06/2014

Dan Rutherford

Former Rutherford Aide’s Lawyer Compares Treasurer To Mob Boss

The attorney for a former aide to Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed the former candidate for governor acted like a “mob boss,” by intimidating employees to work on his campaign, and that of 2012 presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

06/12/2014

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Study: Middle School Sex Harassment Widespread, Goes Unnoticed At School

An alarming number of instances of inappropriate sexual behavior among middle school students appear to be going unnoticed by teachers and other adults, a new study concludes.

04/07/2014

Dan Rutherford

Former Employee Accuses Rutherford Of Sexual Harassment

Edmund Michalowski, who left Dan Rutherford’s state office earlier this month, claims the treasurer has made unwanted sexual advances toward him since 2011.

02/10/2014

Larry Dominick

Cicero To Settle Sexual Harassment Case Against Dominick For $675K

It’s the second time the town has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Town President Larry Dominick.

08/08/2013

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Man Follows, Grabs Girls On West Side

A man followed two teenage girls and grabbed one of them early Saturday on the West Side.

07/20/2013

Alfredo Gonzalez (Cicero Police Department)

Man Charged After Sexually Harassing Election Volunteer: Police

Alfredo Gonzalez approached a 41-year-old woman distributing “Thank You” cards to voters at the Lincoln School in the 3600 block of South 61st Avenue in Cicero and began “sexually threatening” her Tuesday morning.

11/06/2012

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Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Says Colleagues Harassed Him Because He’s Gay

A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against his employer, claiming that supervisors have done nothing to stop his co-workers from making his life miserable because he is gay.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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Former FOP Secretary Sues Union For Sexual Harassment

A woman who was a secretary for the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has filed a federal sexual harassment suit against the union.

07/09/2012

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CPS Employee Says Supervisor Sexually Harassed Her Repeatedly

A woman who works for the Chicago School Board is suing her employer and her supervisor claiming she was regularly sexually harassed at work for more than a year.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

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Paula Deen Visits Chicago, Says She’ll Fight Harassment Allegations

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen is in Chicago for a cooking demonstration at the International Home + Housewares Show, as she faces a lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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Tilted Kilt Waitresses Sue Over Sexual Harassment

Nineteen waitresses who worked at the Tilted Kilt on Wabash Avenue — a Celtic-themed bar where waitresses wear tartan miniskirts and skimpy white shirts over tartan-patterned bras — have filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the sports bar.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

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Dozens Of Complaints Filed Against Pilsen Principal

Allegations were coming to light on Tuesday against the principal of a Chicago public school in the Pilsen neighborhood. Teachers have filed dozens of complaints against the man in his five years as principal.

CBS 2–02/07/2012

Larry Dominick

$500K For Fired Cicero Worker Who Alleged Harassment By Dominick

The town of Cicero will be forking over $500,000 as part of a settlement to a former town worker.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Sharon Bialek, who accused presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment, speaks to reporters Monday. (CBS)

Local Cain Accuser Feels Vindicated

Suburban Glenview mother Sharon Bialek spoke out again Monday, just 48 hours after GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain suspended his campaign.

12/05/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

State Board To Probe Investigation Of Sexting Principal

The Illinois State Board of Education wants documents and other information from Lake Forest School District 67 to look into the district’s handling of the investigation of Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

School District Reopens Probe Of Lake Forest Principal’s Sexual Harassment

The principal of a Lake Forest Middle School has been placed on leave as the school district re-investigates his conduct with a college student three years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

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