June 18, 2020

In a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court held that federal law prohibits job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The case concerned Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars employment discrimination based on race, religion, na...

April 6, 2020

On April 1, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed an Executive Order granting "health care providers" under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act immunity from civil liability for any injury or death that occurs while they provide health care services in response to...

June 15, 2017

Cook County and the city of Chicago passed earned sick leave ordinances.  Both Ordinances are substantially similar, becoming effective on July 1, 2017.

Under the Ordinances, eligible employees earn one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked, up to a maximum...

May 17, 2017

On May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced its decision in Kindred Nursing Centers v. Clark.  SCOTUS held that a Kentucky high court’s ruling violated the Federal Arbitration Act by singling out arbitration agreements for disfavored trea...

April 11, 2017

         Most everyone has already seen the video posted Monday of the airline passenger who was forcefully bumped from his flight. (https://youtu.be/eU1HPwKrMrY) (CNN Report)

You should be aware that the U.S. Department of Transportation has rules r...

April 5, 2017

          On March 21, 2017, in Williams v. Athletico, et. al., the First District Appellate Court held that a 2-622 report was required in a lawsuit against a licensed athletic trainer. The requirements of 735 ILCS 5/2-622, were implicated because the complaint allege...

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