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Class certification denied to O'Hare airport workers who alleged vendor made them work off the clock

Scott Holland Jun. 27, 2017, 4:19pm

A federal judge in Chicago will not grant class certification in a wage-hour dispute between an aviation services contractor and airport workers at O’Hare who said they were forced to work off the clock.

Judge breaks up janitors' wage class action vs O'Hare cleaning contractor Scrub Inc.

Scott Holland May 29, 2017, 10:21pm

A federal judge has broken up a class action involving hundreds of airport janitors who had accused cleaning contractor Scrub Inc. of shorting them pay, as the judge said the only thing the janitors truly had in common is that they all worked at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

Bensenville homeowners, Chicago skirmish in Cook court over right to sue City Hall for O'Hare air traffic

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 10, 2017, 6:51pm

The legal dogfight between the city of Chicago and dozens of Bensenville homeowners, who say air traffic from O'Hare's busy new runway has demolished their quality of life, has returned to Cook County court, where attorneys for City Hall and the homeowners are now skirmishing over the question of precisely when the homeowners’ problems began.