Tagged ‘Kevin Vodak’

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case

Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.

CAIR-Chicago Supports Appeal of Jewish School Denied Zoning Relief

On May 6, 2014, CAIR-Chicago filed an Amicus Curiae brief in support of an appeal filed by the Joan Dachs Yaakov Elementary School – Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi (“Joan Dachs”), based on the City of Evanston’s refusal to allow the school to re-develop vacant land for its religious and educational plans.

Community Update: Settlement reached for Irshad Learning Center

On Tuesday, June 25, the County announced its agreement to a monetary settlement of $445,000 with CAIR-Chicago’s client, the Irshad Learning Center.

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Naperville Sun: Settlement reached concerning Islamic center near Naperville

The DuPage County Board has reached a $445,000 settlement with the Irshad Learning Center.

Daily Herald: DuPage County Board to vote to end legal dispute with Islamic group

Kevin Vodak, CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director, defends the Irshad Learning Center near Naperville and aims to help them restore the center with a conditional-use permit.

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak works to protect immigrant and minority workers

CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director Kevin Vodak has been actively working with a coalition of groups to improve the work of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in protecting immigrant workers and those facing workplace discrimination based on their national origin.

Naperville Television 17: Irshad Learning Center moving into Naperville

Naperville Television 17 reports on the current status of the Irshad Learning Center’s developments in the Naperville community.

Daily Herald: Islamic group seeking compensation from DuPage

The Daily Herald reports on CAIR-Chicago’s efforts in reversing the decision by DuPage County’s board to reject a planned Islamic education facility near Naperville.

WBEZ 91.5: Muslim group claims win on DuPage mosque dispute

WBEZ 91.5 FM reports on a Federal judge decision that DuPage County’s zoning denial is ‘arbitrary and capricious.’

CBS Chicago: Lawyer delighted by ruling allowing suburban Islamic center to open

CBS Chicago reports on the ruling by a federal judge that voted in favor of a suburban Islamic religious center and their right to open.