Breaking News Bar
updated: 9/18/2013 7:17 AM

Deerfield, Naperville restaurants sued for discrimination

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is accusing Naperville and Deerfield locations of a Chicago restaurant chain of racial discrimination for hiring few black workers.

The lawsuit in U.S. District Court says Rosebud Restaurants is in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for failing or refusing to hire African-Americans based on their race. The restaurants named in the lawsuit include Carmine's in Chicago; Rosebud Italian Country House and Pizzeria in Deerfield and Rosebud Burger and Comfort Foods in Naperville.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

The lawsuit alleges Rosebud's founder and owner Alex Dana "has expressed a preference not to hire black job applicants."

A statement from Rosebud Restaurants denies the allegations, saying the company has not and "will not tolerate discrimination of any type toward employees or applicants."

The EEOC is seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here