Pat Quinn
(Seth Perlman/AP)
July 16, 2014

Illinois Gov. Quinn Facing Investigations

Illinois lawmakers have ended a daylong hearing on Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program without agreement on whether to push forward. 


Shoppers pick through season-end tomatoes at the Chicago Farmers market in Federal Plaza Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, in Chicago. The market is open on Tuesdays through the end of October.
(M. Spencer Green/AP)
July 16, 2014

Will California Drought Prompt More Midwest Agriculture?

At a Chicago area farmers market in July you won’t see many signs of the California drought. This is the time of year when produce lovers can pretty much gorge on all the local cherries, blueberries and zucchini they want.


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's new guidance states that employers who allow parental leave must provide it to men and women equally.
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July 16, 2014

EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said this week. For the first time in 30 years, the agency has updated its rules against pregnancy discrimination.


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