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Fired Intergovernmental Grants Department worker ordered to amend complaint in St. Clair County suit

Glenn Minnis Aug. 21, 2017, 8:53am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A fired St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department worker has until Aug. 24 to amend her complaint pending in federal court in East St. Louis.

Former Dow, General Steel workers hear from compensation reps

Sara McCleary Apr. 7, 2017, 9:40am

Representatives of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) were on hand April 5 to answer questions from former employees of Dow Chemical and General Steel Industries.

Woman fights insurer over cutoff of disability benefits

Molly English-Bowers May 12, 2016, 3:37pm

BENTON – A Belleville woman is suing over an insurance company's alleged cutoff of long-term disability benefits.

FLSA Rising: Ever-shifting wage, hour standards promise to keep employers, lawyers struggling to keep up with law

Stephanie N. Grimoldby Aug. 26, 2015, 3:48pm

(CHICAGO) Legal Newsline - The increase of wage and hour lawsuits being filed in Chicago federal courts in the last 25 years is reflective of a national trend. And with two new notifications from the U.S.

What is Right to Work? Illinois lawmakers don’t seem to know

F. Vincent Vernuccio May 28, 2015, 10:14pm


Government unions bloated with overhead

David Giuliani Feb. 11, 2015, 2:04pm


Time for a new governor

The Madison County Record Sep. 29, 2014, 9:18pm

To the Editor:

Illinois paid out $266M in improper unemployment insurance payments

Brian Costin Jan. 15, 2014, 10:02am


Worker claims he was fired after making complaints to Labor Dept.

Andrea Dearden Feb. 15, 2012, 12:41am

A Collinsville man says he was fired from his job with a gutter company after reporting his employer was failing to pay workers properly.

Governments, courts closed Monday

Amelia Flood Aug. 30, 2010, 9:31am

Madison and St. Clair County government offices and courts will be closed Monday in honor of Labor Day.

Take note, elected officials

The Madison County Record Nov. 21, 2009, 10:58am

To the editor:

Granite City union official indicted on mail fraud, forfeiture charges

Ann Knef Mar. 18, 2009, 9:00am

Union official Don Padgett, 39, of Granite City has been indicted by a federal grand jury in East St. Louis on charges of mail fraud and criminal forfeiture.

Job Corps worker claims she was fired for blowing the whistle

Ann Knef May 23, 2007, 9:00am

A Job Corps worker who claims she was fired March 23 for blowing the whistle on her employer filed suit for back pay, reinstatement and punitive damages in St. Clair County Circuit Court.