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7th Circuit: Actual denial of leave not necessary for FMLA interference claim

USA - June 15 2022 On June 1, 2022, the Seventh Circuit reversed the entry of summary judgment on a Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) claim, holding that an actual…

Steven J. Pearlman, Dakota D. Treece

Stricter requirements added to Illinois one day rest in seven act

USA - May 31 2022 On May 13, 2022, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 3146 (the “Amendment”), amending the One Day Rest In Seven Act…

Alyssa M. Cook, Steven J. Pearlman

EEOC and the DOJ Issue Guidance for employers using AI tools to assess job applicants and employees

USA - May 17 2022 Employers are more frequently relying on the use of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) tools to automate employment decision-making, such as software…

Joseph C O'Keefe

CA Appellate Court addresses “willfulness” standard under FCRA

USA - May 4 2022 On April 19, 2022, a California Appeals Court reversed and remanded a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in an employer’s favor, concluding…

Steven J. Pearlman, Dakota D. Treece

7th Cir. Affirms Summary Judgment On Illinois Whistleblower Act and Illinois Jury Act Retaliation Claims

USA - April 19 2022 On April 14, 2022, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the entry of summary judgment on claims under the Illinois Whistleblower Act and Illinois Jury Act…

Steven J. Pearlman, Dakota D. Treece