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Illinois amends Human Rights Act to extend pregnancy protections
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • 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


$4 million settlement in Dollar General background check class action tentatively approved
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

A Virginia court has tentatively approved a proposed settlement between retailer Dollar General and a nationwide class of job applicants. The


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

An NLRB administrative law judge found that a California hospital failed to comply with a previous Board order by posting a notice alongside a


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2015

In his State of the State address, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner proposed multiple labor law reforms intended to reduce costs and improve


Executive does the right thing - and gets screwed for it!
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

A case decided last month in federal court in North Carolina, Yarber v. Capital Bank Corporation, involved a factual situation that many private


EEOC Files First Sexual Orientation Discrimination Suits
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

On March 1, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed its first two lawsuits against private sector employers alleging that


Administrative, court & other - September 2015
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

By a 3-2 vote, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) adopted a new standard to determine joint-employer status under the National Labor


NLRB reconsideration finds discharge for dishonesty in investigation lawful
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Reversing an earlier decision from 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) held last week that an employer did not violate federal


Danish Supreme Court upholds legality of employer email search
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Denmark
  • April 13 2015

A recent Danish Supreme Court ruling upheld a company's right to access employee email where the company had previously reserved the right. Roche


Supreme Court holds courts may review whether EEOC fulfills conciliation obligations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously held that courts have authority to review whether the Equal Employment