CBS 2 Update: Fired Special Needs Jewel Worker Offered Job Back, Takes Another GigAn update to a story that went viral on CBS Chicago. Khaled Alayli, who was fired from his job at Jewel for yelling at a man he said was not wearing a mask n the store and being a bully, has a new gig, CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Support Grows For Man With Special Needs Fired From Jewel-Osco Following Incident With Customer He Says Bullied HimA beloved Jewel-Osco worker with special needs says he was unfairly fired from his job in Glenview, and more than 12,000 people have signed an online petition trying to get the man's job back. Even a state lawmaker is getting involved.
Glenview Jewel Employee With Special Needs Fired For Yelling At Customer He Says Called Him Derogatory Terms, Bullied Him For MonthsA man with special needs says he was fired from his grocery store job just for trying to keep his customers and coworkers safe. Now the Glenview community is rallying around him.
Man Accused Of Pulling Gun On Jewel-Osco Customers Who Weren't Wearing Masks In BourbonnaisA man was arrested in Bourbonnais after police said he pulled a gun on three other customers in a fight over face masks.
Black-Owned Lavenderpop Greeting Cards Makes History In Striking Partnership With Jewel-OscoLavenderpop Greeting Cards will be rolled out at 10 Jewel-Osco locations in Chicago and the suburbs.
Jewel Osco Recalls Signature Farms Garden Salad Due To Cyclospora OutbreakJewel-Osco now has a voluntary recall on bagged garden salad due to possible cyclospora contamination.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces New Support For Small BusinessesThe Together Now fund, is an effort to rebuild local businesses in Chicago neighborhoods.
Robert Palley Charged With Hate Crime, Battery After Altercation With Woman In River ForestRobert Palley was charged with a hate crime and aggravated battery after he confronted an African American woman in a suburban grocery store, allegedly calling her a 'black bitch" and saying, "this is why people are dying."
Squad Car Involved In Crash On Far South SideA Chicago Police squad car was involved in a crash on the city’s Far South Side.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Jewel-Osco Adding Sneeze Guards, 'Social Distancing' Markers To Protect Employees, Shoppers From COVID-19“We recognize that we provide an essential service to our communities and we are doing everything we can to provide a safe, secure and comfortable shopping space for our valued customers and our associates.,” said Mike Withers, President of Jewel-Osco.
Jewel Looking To Hire At All Locations Immediately; Costco Hiring For WarehouseGrocery stores are looking for workers.
Search On For 2 Suspects In Orland Park CarjackingPolice in Orland Park were searching for two suspects in a carjacking in a grocery store parking lot.
Lane Tech Warns Parents About Adult Who Has Been Inappropriate With Students Near SchoolLane Tech High School principal Brian Tennison warned parents Wednesday about an adult who has been inappropriate with students near the school campus.
Search On For Man Who Held Up Jewel-Osco Store At Gunpoint In SchaumburgPolice in Schaumburg were searching Saturday for a man who held up a Jewel-Osco grocery store at gunpoint.
Family Wants Answers After Eugenio Escriba Died At Jewel-Osco Where He'd Been Detained By Security“What could possibly have been in that grocery bag that was worth risking somebody’s life over?” attorney Jay McCarron said.