On April 1, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied summary judgment in an Americans with Disabilities
In the long anticipated ruling in Fontaine v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., No. 14-1984, 2015 U.S. App. (7th Cir. Sept. 4, 2015), the Seventh Circuit
Employers must accommodate pregnancy-related conditions as if they were disabilities. Employees who receive part-time work or a reduced schedule as
In the case of EEOC v. United Airlines, Inc., United agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit regarding reasonable accommodation issues
In order to state a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a plaintiff must prove that (1) he was disabled within the meaning of the
Sometimes all you need is a fresh startor two. In its third attempt at filing a complaint challenging an inflexible 12-month leave limitation
On January 1, 2014, Illinois will become the 20th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. Illinois' governor signed the
A federal trial court in Chicago recently decided that a disabled applicant for a substitute teacher position at Zion School District No. 6 alleged
On September 28, 2011, an Illinois federal district court dismissed the putative class action claims brought by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) in a case where the EEOC alleged that UPS’s 12 month medical leave policy violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by not providing reasonable accommodations to disabled employees.
EEOC complaints are known for their brevity, often consisting of a mere handful of terse paragraphs, even in complex pattern or practice cases.