January 3, 2014

Chicago Housing agency settles sex harassment case for $99,000

The Chicago Housing Authority agreed to pay $99,000 to a former employee who accused the head of the agency of sexual harassment, according to the Chicago Tribune, which obtained details of the confidential settlement through a Freedom of Information Act request. The head of the agency, Charles Woodyard was accused of sexually harassing and having physical contact with a female employee, who alleged she was disciplined and then fired for complaining. Woodyard left his post […]
February 2, 2012

Voting Laws May Prove Discriminatory In 2012 Election

The Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr., has vowed to use the full weight of his department to ensure the new electoral laws are not discriminatory.