Ordinance Aims To Protect Female Hotel Employees From Sexual HarassmentA South Side alderman is spearheading an effort to better protect female hotel workers against sexual harassment and assault on the job.
Protesters Say Sexual Harassment Rampant At Fast-Food RestaurantsThey chanted outside a Burger King restaurant at Jackson and Dearborn, where at least one former worker says she was sexually harassed. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
Chicago-Area Sexual Harassment Survey Reveals Disturbing NumbersThe survey found that the industries with the highest levels of harassment are hospitality and food service.
Investigative Firm Discounts Rutherford Harassment ClaimAn investigator hired by then-state Treasurer Dan Rutherford to review a former employee's allegations of sexual harassment by the one-time gubernatorial hopeful found no evidence of harassment or retaliation, according to a copy of the review obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Women In Chicago Comedy Scene Holding Blackout To Draw Attention To Sexual HarassmentFor the last week, women have become more vocal about the things they say they've faced as they navigated the Chicago comedy scene.
Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over FiringsThree 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.
Fired Rutherford Employees Seek Back Pay, Threaten LawsuitThree ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs personnel records of the misconduct charges used to show them the door.
More Women Join Lawsuit Against Ford Alleging Sexual Harassment At Chicago Area PlantsA total of 33 women in the Chicago area are now suing the Ford Motor Company - claiming they were sexually harassed.
Judge: Aide’s Lawsuit Against Former Treasurer Rutherford Can ProceedRutherford’s former aide, Edmund Michalowski, filed the suit just five weeks before the Republican primary last year, alleging Rutherford sexually harassed him and forced him to do political work on the state’s dime.
Suit: North Suburban Police Chief Sexually Harassed OfficerPlaintiff Hossein Isbitan claims Police Chief John Roehlk made lewd comments to him, engaged in a series of sexually provocative acts and once asked Isbitan to spend the night at the chief’s home.
Female Ford Employees: We Were Sexually Harassed At Chicago PlantDefendant 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.
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.