Disgraced Former Madigan Aide To Collect $130K For Unused Vacation, Sick DaysThe former chief of staff to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations will collect $130,500 for unused vacation and sick time, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
CPS Removes 2 Principals In Ongoing Sex Abuse InvestigationChicago Public Schools announced two principals were removed from their positions Monday as the investigation continues into the CPS sex abuse scandal.
Bill Clinton: 'Norms Have Changed' For What 'You Can Do To Somebody Against Their Will'"You don't have to physically assault somebody to make them, you know, uncomfortable at work or at home or in their other -- just walking around. That, I think, is good" Clinton told PBS Newshour in an interview that aired Thursday.
Madigan Chief Of Staff Tim Mapes Fired Over Sexual Harassment ClaimsIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's chief of staff, Timothy Mapes, has resigned from his government and campaign positions, after an aide in the speaker's office accused him of sexual harassment and bullying.
Student Groped, Kissed On Blue Line Train On Her Way To SchoolChicago Police are looking for a man who they say groped a girl on her way to school and started kissing her on a CTA train.
Lawmaker Charging Retaliation Wants Complaint System ChangesChicago Democratic Rep. Kelly Cassidy says the current process for investigating ethics complaints in the Legislature is not independent.
University Of Chicago Medical Center Facing Sexual Harassment LawsuitA former employee at University of Chicago Medical Center has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the hospital.
McDonald's Workers File Sex Harassment ClaimsEnergized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.
New York Attorney General And "Me Too" Supporter Resigns Over Harassment AllegationsA vocal figure behind the “Me Too” movement has resigned over harassment allegations.
#ThatsHarassment Campaign Launches In ChicagoMayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer are launching a series of public service announcement videos called “#ThatsHarassment” to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.
West Suburban Business Leaders Discuss How To Handle Sexual Harassment ComplaintsWest Suburban business leaders have been warned sexual harassment complaints can arise from behavior that might not meet the legal definition of harassment, but still must be dealt with.
Alderman Quinn Ducks Questions About Scandal Involving His Brother And Speaker MadiganAlderman Quinn hadn’t been seen in public much since his brother was fired for sexually harassing a campaign worker working for Speaker Mike Madigan's political committees.
Female Ford Workers Describe Decades Of Harassment At Chicago PlantsAldermen held another hearing Tuesday morning on reports of sexual harassment at two Ford Motor Company plants in Chicago, and how those complaints were handled.
Woman Accuses Speaker Madigan's Office Of Covering Up Her Sexual Harassment ClaimsA 28-year-old political consultant who accused a longtime aide to House Speaker Mike Madigan of sexual harassment accused the speaker's office of a cover-up, and said the staffer, Kevin Quinn, never would have been fired if she hadn’t decided to go public with her story.
Speaker Madigan Fires Longtime Aide Kevin Quinn Amid Sexual Harassment ClaimsKevin Quinn allegedly made unwanted advances toward an unnamed woman and sent her "inappropriate text messages."