EEOC Says Chicago Eateries Refused To Hire Black Workers

Law360, Los Angeles (September 17, 2013, 9:07 PM ET) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hit Rosebud Restaurants Inc. with a lawsuit Tuesday in Illinois federal court alleging that 10 Rosebud eateries in and around Chicago violated civil rights laws by refusing to hire African-Americans.

The EEOC says its presuit administrative investigation revealed that company managers, including Rosebud owner Alex Dana, indicated that they preferred not to hire African-Americans to work for the company. EEOC District Director John Rowe, who managed the commission’s presuit investigation, also determined that Dana and other managers used racial slurs,...
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Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Rosebud Restaurants Inc. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-06656

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Judge

Honorable Andrea R. Wood

Date Filed

September 17, 2013

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