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Local government hiring laws updated

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 21 2010

Governor Rendell signed legislation that brings municipal hiring and promotion practices into compliance with federal and state law

K 12 education alerts: June 2011 - June 2012

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2012

On Monday, June 13, 2011, Governor Quinn signed into law Senate Bill 7, the sweeping education reform bill that is the product of months of negotiations between a broad group of stakeholders that included representatives from both management and labor

New trial ordered in police officer’s case alleging discrimination and retaliation

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 11 2011

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson’s claims against the City of Los Angeles and Daniel Watson for alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and constructive discharge

Employees’ election day rights debate

  • Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 25 2012

The last “debate” during this election season could be among employers just before Tuesday, November 6, 2012, and it might include the following questions: Do my employees get time off to vote? If so, how much time off of work must my employees receive to vote?

"Like" speech

  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 20 2013

The Court of Appeals for the United States Fourth Appellate Circuit ruled this week that when a person "likes" a candidate's page on Facebook, that

Facilitation of interest arbitration between public employers and policefire departments

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
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  • December 3 2008

By a vote of 47-31, the Assembly passed a bill (A2243) designed to facilitate the timely resolution of contract disputes between public employers and their police and fire unions by establishing statutory timeframes for certain phases of the interest arbitration process

Legislative immunity depends on the nature of the act, not the actor's intent

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 13 2011

In 2003, the Illinois Department of Corrections’ chain of command at its high-security facilities comprised 12 layers, including captain

Political speech at work

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2012

With the election just a month away, everyone seems to have strong opinions about the candidates and issues

Supreme Court reaffirms affirmative action in public university setting requires strict scrutiny

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2013

The United States Supreme Court's long-awaited decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, No. 345, 570 U.S. ___ (2013), has arrived without

Military benefits warm the “HEART”

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 24 2009

The Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (the 'HEART Act') (also known as the 'HEROES Act') is an eclectic piece of legislation enacted on June 19, 2008, containing provisions impacting tax-qualified plans, health and welfare plans, as well as having a host of tax incentives that benefit military personnel and their families