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Sexual Harassment Cases In Illinois: A Primer

During the fiscal year 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 13,000 sexual harassment complaints. In almost 75 percent of these cases, either the alleged victim or the EEOC[...]

Latest EEOC Numbers Are Mixed Bag For Chicago Discrimination Victims

In fiscal year 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission obtained a near-record amount of money for job bias victims, but much of this money went to cases that had been stalled inside the EEOC[...]

4 Common Types Of Employment Discrimination In Chicago

Even though Congress passed Title VII of the Civil Rights Act more than fifty years ago, employment discrimination is still a significant issue in Chicago. This is largely because the Equal Employment[...]

Illinois is Not a Right-to-Work State. Know what That Means for You

Just over half of the states in this country have right-to-work laws in place. Illinois is not one of these states. This does not mean that you do not have the right to hold a job in Illinois – of c[...]

Subtle Signs of Age Discrimination in your Workplace

In the United States, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees who are 40 years of age or older based on their age. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 cemented this [...]

What Can I Expect from Mediation to Resolve my Sexual Harassment Claim?

When an employee files a sexual harassment claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the EEOC’s goal is to resolve the issue. If it finds that sexual harassment did occur, it ma[...]