| Jul 2, 2014
Five decades ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the most sweeping civil rights statute in our history. In 50 years under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, American industry has achieved wholesale changes in workplace demographics,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit on behalf of a Minneapolis man who says his employer asked him to disclose all of his private medical information as part of his office job and then fired him when he refused to hand it over....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Say the name and the response will be telling, depending on the age and political leanings of the listener.
Hill's grueling 1991 testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:34 AM
Jewel-Osco's treatment of employees who desire to return to work after disability leave is again under scrutiny and could lead to court sanctions against the company.
A federal judge in Chicago recommended last month that the Chicago-area grocery...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: In one of your books, you go into helpful detail about how to write "after-interview messages that are sales letters at heart." While I appreciate your helpful points and samples, you didn't mention the value of writing a thank-you letter...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday asked a U.S. labor agency for more information about a recent finding that fast-food chain McDonald's Corp could be held liable for the labor practices of franchisees, a view that has alarmed many businesses.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Roseland Community Hospital on Chicago's South Side is being sued for firing a female employee during her high-risk pregnancy.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit in the Northern District of Illinois this week for failing to...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:42 AM
A federal judge Thursday dismissed a closely watched civil lawsuit against CVS Caremark that challenged the drugstore chain’s severance agreement.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took issue with CVS’ contract for being overly...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The owners of two popular restaurants in downtown Baltimore have agreed to pay $1.3 million and establish new hiring measures to settle a years-old lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against black applicants and employees.
The U.S. Equal Employment...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:04 PM
O’Reilly Auto Parts will pay $35,000 as part of a settlement with a South Side male employee who said he was groped and subjected to sexually offensive comments by his female manager.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had accused the...