Tag archive for ‘Chicago Tribune’
By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Woman Fired for Voluntarily Doing Extra Work During Her Lunch Break

Sharon Smiley lost her job with Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc., Chicago, Illinois, because she did extra work one day during her lunch break. Smiley, who held a receptionist position at the Company for a decade More...

The White House
By Lynn Herman On Monday, January 9th, 2012

Obama’s Chief of Staff Steps Down

The White House chief of staff and budget director William Daley will step down at the end of the month, and will be replaced by Jack Lew, senior administration officials say. Jack Lew currently heads the Office More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Chicago Lawyer Accused of Exposing Breast Implants to Co-workers

A 52 year old Chicago attorney and former top executive at a state health care agency is under investigation for arriving at work drunk, keeping nude photos of herself on her state computer and letting her co-workers More...

coffee cup and beans
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Starbucks to Add Blonde Roast

Starbucks will be adding a blonde roast to their java collection in an effort to reach out to customers who favor milder coffee. The new addition is set to launch nationally in January, reports the Chicago Tribune. Starbucks More...

Rahm Emanuel
By Annie Waldman On Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Chicago City Employees Owe $3 Million in Unpaid Bills

Photo by The Cable Show via Flickr Mayor Rahm Emanuel is clamping down on City Hall and agency employees who apparently don’t feel the need to pay their bills. The unpaid bills included water, parking tickets, More...

By Annie Waldman On Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Top Union Official Leader Steps Down Amidst Six-Figure Pension Reports

Tim Foley, business manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134 – one of the largest labor unions in Chicago – resigned Monday. His resignation comes in the wake of reports that More...

2012 Election
By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Politicians Vie To Create Jobs

Job creation is top priority for the U.S. and politicians as a number of politicians are garnering media attention through the discussion on jobs. Granted, the discussion on jobs deserves an abundance of attention More...

Illinois State Capitol
By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Illinois Strips Licenses of Health Care Professionals Convicted of Sex or Violent Crimes

Health care workers in Illinois convicted of crimes of sex or violence have had their licenses rescinded under a new law that bans workers convicted of sex crimes or violent acts from their professions. The measure More...

By Annie Waldman On Friday, July 29th, 2011

Hyatt Corp. Manager Attacks Strikers with Heat Lamps

Hyatt Corp. Chicago hotel workers were going about their regular striking business July 21, and all of a sudden, temperatures rose upwards of 83 degrees. The Hyatt manager deviously turned on 10 heat lamps surrounding More...

Image by Michael Bennett"s Photostream via Flickr
By Lynn Herman On Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Rahm Emanuel’s Mission to Create Chicago Jobs

Image by Michael Bennett’s Photostream Via Flickr Rahm Emanuel resigned as Chief of Staff effective October 2010 to pursue a campaign to run for Mayor of Chicago, pending the announced retirement of six More...

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