| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Chicago’s Harold Washington College refused to hire a 66-year-old woman full-time because of her age, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Nancy Sullivan, who had worked as an adjunct...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one.
Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:12 AM
Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier.
She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines. She put things off,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:55 PM
HOPE Fair Housing Center's director announced this week that the organization has filed complaints against six Oak Park housing agencies alleging rental discrimination — though officials said the group does not plan to name the agencies.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:48 PM
If elected, my first day as governor will be a day of action when we take Florida out of the shadows, restore good government, ensure that every Floridian has a fair shot at success, and start building an economy on the foundation of our own homegrown...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Like many freelance writers, Kate Sprouse often works in coffee shops. And like most Americans, she was horrified when she heard the news about the Boston Marathon bombing—and disturbed when she began overhearing random coffee shop conversations...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:06 PM
For thousands of years, most all traditions around the world have recognized marriage as between a man and a woman. Only in the last 10 years or so, has there been a major effort to change our marriage laws to include same-sex marriage, mainly endorsed,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Social Security Administration is overhauling its internal anti-discrimination program after federal auditors found that the agency failed to establish an adequate system for handling employee claims.
Auditors from the federal Equal Employment...
| Jul 20, 2014
Now that Florida is on the verge of actually doing something sensible and just, the hysterical griping will be getting louder. Much louder.
It's against the Bible, we will be hearing. Sorry, I give no credence to people who use religion as an excuse to...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.
Under the terms of a federal consent decree, Rizza Cadillac will be...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:13 PM
That “whooshing” sound you just heard? That was President Obama making another partial end-run around Congress, also known as “the place where legislation goes to die.”
Word filtered out of the White House on Monday morning...