Cook County workers win $3.2 million settlement

September 26, 2008 2:05:09 PM PDT
One hundred eight Cook County workers will share a $3.2 million settlement of a federal political hiring lawsuit.The workers successfully proved to a judge that they were denied jobs and promotions because of their lack of political connections.

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger is pledging to prevent unlawful political discrimination in the future.