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Illinois amends Human Rights Act to extend pregnancy protections

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation (House Bill 00008), amending the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) to expand

$2.8 million mesothelioma verdict reversed in part due to Dr. Barry Castleman’s prejudicial trial testimony

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Delaware reversed and remanded a $2.8 million jury verdict in a mesothelioma case because the plaintiff's

Can NY employers shorten the statute of limitations for workplace claims?

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

As we previously detailed here, a New Jersey appellate court recently held that parties may contractually agree to shorten the applicable statute of

NLRB rules that employee's use of the Facebook "Like" feature can be protected activity

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On August 22, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled for the first time that an employee who participated in a Facebook discussion of

Good things come to those who document good wage & hour practices

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

Remember those Guinness commercials from the early 2000s with the tagline "Good things come to those who wait" (or maybe, if you predate the no-mess

"Petitioned-for" bargaining units at department stores get a mixed reception from the Board

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The Board in July issued two decisions involving retail department stores, applying its standard from Specialty Healthcare (the

NLRB extends Weingarten right of union representation to drug and alcohol test situations

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On July 31, a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board in Ralph's Grocery Co. ruled that a union-represented employee has a right

NLRB decides not to take a chance on Supreme Court review of its position on class action waivers in arbitration agreements

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The NLRB let pass a July 15 deadline to seek Supreme Court review of a federal appeals court decision rejecting the Board's position on class action

Most convenient forum is state of company headquarter, Judge finds in collective action

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

For the convenience of the parties and witnesses and in the interest of justice, the plaintiff's collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act

New pregnancy discrimination and accommodation amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On Monday, August 25, 2014, Governor Pat Quinn signed into law new pregnancy discrimination and accommodation amendments to the Illinois Human Rights