| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A Romeoville High School teacher has filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U, alleging district officials discriminated against her in a variety of ways and retaliated against her when she filed a complaint.
Arlette Morris, 61, has...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Last year a recruiter contacted me about a position that seemed perfect, and I excitedly got as far as two interviews. Then, splat -- nothing! When I finally got through to the recruiter, she said that the hiring manager really liked me but...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Kevin Hurley paused recently while painting an apartment in Kansas City, Kan., to say how much his life has changed since he got a job.
Hurley, 55, was in prison for 30 years and five months. When he was released on Jan. 18, he had little hope of landing...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The assistant medical examiner who raised eyebrows during George Zimmerman's murder trial this summer is claiming ethnic discrimination and wrongful termination after his departure from Volusia County government, news-journalonline.com is reporting today....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged Rizza Cadillac Inc. of Tinley Park with violating federal law by allegedly encouraging a work environment that was hostile and offensive to Muslim and Arab sales staff.
The lawsuit filed...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:45 AM
We appreciate Dan Rodricks' long history of supporting employment opportunities for Maryland's released prison inmates returning to society and we applaud his efforts to articulate the importance of those opportunities for successful reentry and...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the world's leading producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit related to the mistreatment of Thai immigrants working on pineapple farms in Hawaii.
The Equal Employment...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The highest-ranking woman in the history of the Los Angeles Fire Department has announced her retirement, leaving no female officers among its top command staff of deputy and assistant chiefs.
The departure of Deputy Chief Roxanne V. Bercik comes as the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:06 PM
More than 100 Thai farm workers who alleged that they suffered discrimination working in Hawaii pineapple fields will receive $1.2 million in a settlement with Del Monte Fresh Produce, federal officials announced Monday in Los Angeles.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:50 PM
The first time Kai Bacharach uttered his name — his male name, the one he chose for himself — was in the spring, at an event for students accepted to Goucher.
For the first 18 years of life, Bacharach used the female name his parents bestowed...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's search for a new fire chief has been framed largely by well-publicized problems with the agency's 911 dispatch system and reports of delayed responses to life-and-death emergencies.
But another deep-rooted, if less...