McDonald's To Mandate Anti-Harassment Training WorldwideAt least 50 workers have filed charges against the company over the last five years, alleging physical and verbal harassment and, in some cases, retaliation when they complained.
Manager At Hines VA Hospital Accused Of Groping 4 Women He SupervisedA manager has been charged with groping multiple women at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in the western suburbs.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls Sexual Harassment Claims Against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo 'Distressing,' But Wants To Wait For InvestigationAt a news conference Wednesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot called the allegations of sexual harassment against New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo “distressing” and said a reckoning is already happening, but stopped short of specifically calling on Cuomo to resign.
McDonald's Investigates Restaurant Workers' Claims Of Sexual HarassmentCorporate officials said the fast food giant won't tolerate sexual harassment and plans to introduce new global brand standards later this year.
Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Misconduct At Cook County Jail Settled
Courts Commission Rules Cook County Judge Mauricio Araujo Guilty Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations, But He Won't Be Disciplined Since He Has ResignedThe Illinois Courts Commission on Thursday ruled that Cook County Judge Mauricio Araujo violated the Code of Judicial Conduct in multiple acts of sexual harassment toward women, but did not order any disciplinary action – as Araujo resigned from the bench last month.
Officer Once Assigned As Former CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson's Driver Sues Him For Sexual Assault, HarassmentOfficer Cynthia Donald claims Johnson subjected her to "unwanted and uninvited sexual advances, abuse, harassment, and a hostile work environment" for more than three years.
Group Gathers In Humboldt Park To Demand End To Sexual Harassment, Assault In MilitaryServicemembers and civilians gathered in Humboldt Park Saturday to call for an end to sexual harassment and assault in the military.
Former St. John, Indiana Police Commander Gets Probation For Battery Charge After Sex Harassment AllegationsA former St. John, Indiana police commander and town council president has pleaded guilty to three counts of battery.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill's Future In Question If His Law License Is SuspendedA prominent supporter of Indiana’s attorney general is arguing that a proposed suspension of his law license over allegations of drunkenly groping four women is excessive and that even the proposed punishment wouldn’t force him from office.
Former Democratic Campaign Staffer Alaina Hampton Settles Lawsuit Against Speaker Michael Madigan's Political CommitteesThe lawsuit Hampton filed in March 2018 alleged that she was hindered from advancing in the speaker’s organization after alleging sexual harassment by a top Madigan lieutenant, Kevin Quinn.
Former McDonald's Employee Sues Over Sexual Harassment; 'I Was Constantly In Fear Of Losing My Job'McDonald’s is being accused of not being tough enough on allegations of sexual harassment at its restaurants.
Watchdog Report Recommends Madigan Aide Fired For Sexual Harassment Be Placed On 'Do Not Hire' ListHouse Speaker Mike Madigan fired longtime aide Kevin Quinn in February 2018, a day before consultant Alaina Hampton went public with sexual harassment allegations.
Harassment Probe Slams Former Madigan Chief Of Staff; Finds Widespread Bullying At Illinois CapitolA yearlong probe into bullying and sexual harassment in Illinois politics found Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s former chief of staff, Timothy Mapes, used fear and intimidation as management tactics, to the point subordinates avoided raising concerns, believing he wouldn’t take them seriously.
McDonald's Says It's Offering Training To Combat HarassmentThe labor group Fight for $15 filed 25 sexual harassment charges against Chicago-based McDonald's with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund are providing legal support.