Thursday, June 13, 2019

Amendment to Illinois Pension Code Now Includes Credit for Furloughed Cook County Employees

On June 7, Governor Pritzker signed into law a bill amending the Cook County Article of the Illinois Pension Code regarding the furlou...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Are Employers Allowed to Have Unpaid Interns Anymore?

Gone are the days when an employer could just hire a college student for the summer, have that student perform the same work as other emp...

Monday, June 10, 2019

Are You At Fault For Your No-Fault Attendance Policy?

Many employers favor a "no-fault” or points-based attendance policy because it promotes uniform treatment of all employees with exc...

Friday, June 7, 2019

NLRB Rules that Non-Members Can’t be Charged for Some Lobbying Expenses

Relying on last year’s groundbreaking ruling in Janus v. AFSCME , the NLRB recently found that a union violated the private sector Nation...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

5th Circuit - Profane University Professor Not Entitled to 1st Amendment Protection

If anything, teachers, especially university professors, enjoy significant protection of speech in the classroom in order to protect freedo...