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The 2021-2022 Judicial Hellholes Report On The Worst Jurisdictions For Defendants

USA - December 7 2021 On an annual basis the American Tort Reform Association (“ATRA”) publishes its “Judicial Hellholes Report.” The Report focuses on…

EEOC Technical Assistance On COVID-19: The Commission Adds Insight On Pandemic-Related Retaliation Claims

USA - November 22 2021 On November 17, 2021, the EEOC updated its COVID-19 technical assistance resources to add guidance on pandemic-based employer…

EEOC’s FY 2021 Agency Financial Report Shows Decline In Monetary Recoveries, But A Bullish Outlook For The Future

USA - November 17 2021 On November 16, 2021, the EEOC released its Agency Financial Report ("AFR") for Fiscal Year 2021. The AFR is a data compilation regarding the EEOC's…

A Look Into The Future: EEOC Announces Artificial Intelligence Initiative

USA - October 31 2021 While businesses have shifted their operations to digital platforms over the last few decades, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly…

White House Releases First-Ever “National Strategy On Gender Equity And Equality”

USA - October 26 2021 Following the March 8, 2021 Executive Order establishing the White House Gender Policy Council, on October 22, 2021 the White House…

EEOC Finishes Fiscal Year 2021 With September Surge Of Filings As Commission Recovers From Pandemic-Fueled Slowed Down

USA - September 30 2021 Following the EEOC’s down 2020 fiscal year, in which the Commission made significant changes to many of its programs in the midst…

Court Declines To Enjoin Employer’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

USA - September 29 2021 As the COVID-19 era continues to unfold, many employers have adopted back-to-work polices that include mandatory vaccinations for…

Seventh Circuit Tosses BIPA Class Action On Federal Labor Law Preemption Grounds

USA - September 23 2021 On September 20, 2021, the Seventh Circuit ruled in Fernandez v. Kerry, Inc., No. 21-1067 (7th Cir. Sept. 20, 2021), that a cause…

The Illinois Appellate Court Issues Key Ruling On Statute Of Limitations In BIPA Class Actions

USA - September 20 2021 On September 17, 2021, the Illinois Appellate Court issued its highly-anticipated decision in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, Inc…

Federal Court Concludes That Security Officers Union Lacks Standing To Sue On Behalf Of Its Members For COVID-19-Related Workplace Injuries

USA - September 14 2021 On August 30, 2021, in Massone, et al. V. Washington, No. 20-CV-7906, 2021 WL 3863081(S.D.N.Y. Aug. 30, 2021), the U.S. District…