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Palos Health accused of discrimination

By Louie Torres | Apr 5, 2018

A man is suing Palos Health, also known as Palos Community Hospital, for alleged discrimination and wrongful termination.

Ex-Cicero mayor candidate can't sue opponents for 'conspiracy' to sink candidacy

By Scott Holland | Feb 24, 2017

A state appeals court has upheld a Cook County judge’s dismissal of a complaint filed by a man who claimed a conspiracy of his political opponents torpedoed his bid to become Cicero’s chief executive.

Former Chicago Park District employee alleges he was wrongfully terminated, discriminated against

By Louie Torres | Nov 7, 2016

A Hispanic man alleges he was wrongfully terminated by the Chicago Park District.

Fired African-American Chicago elections worker says lost job after refusing order to print blank ballots for boss' 'friends'

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 1, 2015

An African-American 24-year veteran employee of the agency that oversees and administers elections in the city of Chicago has sued her former employer, claiming she was fired after refusing a superior’s alleged order to print blank ballots for his friends, and she was then replaced by a white male. On Nov. 30, Sheri Bowen filed a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court against the Board of Election Commissioners of the City of Chicago.

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