Thanks to the decoding of the human genome, many genetic tests now exist that can help determine whether individuals may be at risk of developing specific diseases or disorders.
The Illinois legislature recently increased the remedies available to employees under Illinois’ Wage Payment and Collection Act (“WPCA”).
The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") requires employers to provide "reasonable accommodation" to qualified individuals with a disability, unless doing so would cause undue hardship.
The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled that an employee disabled by a work-related injury is entitled to continued temporary total disability workers' compensation benefits (TTD), even if he is later terminated for misconduct unrelated to the injury.
On October 22, 2009, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") announced changes to its current EEO poster (September 2002 edition).