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NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance on Bargaining Obligations under OSHA ETS

USA - November 12 2021 On November 10, 2021, the NLRB General Counsel issued a memorandum discussing the bargaining obligations imposed on covered employers under OSHA's…

Ahmad Chehab, Leigh M. Schultz

Illinois Limits Religious Objections to COVID Prevention Measures

USA - October 29 2021 Late on October 28, 2021, the Illinois legislature took steps to severely limit challenges to COVID-19 prevention measures. The legislature amended…

Barry P. Kaltenbach

NLRB General Counsel Announces Intent to Treat Some College Athletes as Employees

USA - September 29 2021 On September 29, 2021, National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memorandum describing her intent to treat…

Ahmad Chehab, Ashley N. Higginson

Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Transgender Access to Restroom Facilities, Largest Ever Emotional Distress Award Made By Human Rights Commission

USA - August 18 2021 Affirming the largest emotional distress award ever made by the Illinois Human Rights Commission, the Illinois Appellate Court for the Second…

Schuyler A. Ferguson

Supreme Court Holds Public School Regulation of Off-Campus Student Speech Violates 1st Amendment

USA - June 25 2021 On June 23, 2021, the Supreme Court held in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L that a public school may not regulate off-campus student speech where…

Ahmad Chehab, Ashley N. Higginson