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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 4 Mar 2016

2016 Brings Procedural Changes at EEOC, Are you Prepared?

Effective January 1, 2016 all 53 EEOC field offices across the country have implemented the Commission's new "Digital Charge System," an online

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 29 Feb 2016

Learned Treatises and Apparent Agency

Illinois had long resisted the movement among other states to codify their state rules of evidence and to conform the codified rules to the Federal

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 24 Feb 2016

New Case Underscores Need for Employers to Act Promptly To Enforce Restrictive Covenants

Readers of this blog know that we counsel our employer clients to immediately investigate the facts as soon as an employee who is subject to a

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 22 Feb 2016

Failure to Engage in Ongoing, Individualized Interactive Process Could Cost Millions

A bit of strategic planning could have saved an employer from a federal jury's $5.5 million verdict for a mechanic who claimed his accommodations

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 19 Feb 2016

USPTO Flagged for Roughing Applicant of Disparaging Trademark

A recent decision by the Federal Circuit could effectively overrule the call on the field in the cancellation of the REDSKINS trademarks. In 2014 the

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 15 Feb 2016

Deadline Approaching to Comply with Drone Registration

Time is running out - all drone operators must register by next week, February 19, 2015. The Unmanned Aircraft System Registration Program went into

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA, Cuba | 15 Feb 2016

U.S. Curtailing Cuba Air Travel Restrictions

After decades of hostility thwarting air travel between the United States and Cuba, Americans will soon be able to visit the white sand beaches and

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 15 Feb 2016

Long-Overdue Reforms Come To The Federal Rules

While the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (the Rules) were edited at the end of last year, as the changes (effective as of December 1, 2015) come

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 15 Feb 2016

Belated Bag Beef Preempted

Illinois law generally recognizes an “implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing” in contracts. In other words, parties to a contract are

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SmithAmundsen LLC | USA | 15 Feb 2016

Uber Airmen Must Be Commercial Pilots

Flytenow, Inc. was a web-based service that permitted private pilots to offer their planned itineraries to passengers willing to share in operational