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  1. May 06, 2024

    Chicago To Pay $6M To End Water Workers' Race Bias Suits

    The city of Chicago will pay nearly $6 million to end several lawsuits accusing its water management department of allowing racism to go unchecked and subjecting Black employees to harsher discipline than white workers, counsel for the workers said Monday.

  2. April 12, 2024

    Chicago Water Workers' Race Bias Suit Headed To Trial

    The City of Chicago can't dodge a lawsuit alleging its water management department created a work environment replete with racist slurs and subjected Black workers to harsher punishment than white colleagues, with an Illinois federal judge ruling Friday the workers provided enough evidence to proceed to trial.

  3. June 06, 2023

    Chicago Workers Can't Get Class Cert. In Race Bias Suit

    An Illinois federal judge refused to grant class certification to Chicago Department of Water Management workers in their lawsuit accusing the agency of creating an environment with unchecked racism, saying Tuesday their allegations are too varied.

  4. June 30, 2017

    Chicago Water Management Dept. Sued Over Sex, Race Bias

    A putative class of current and former employees slapped the Chicago Department of Water Management and its leadership with a suit on Thursday in Illinois federal court, accusing the agency of creating an environment of rampant racism and sexism.