Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Governor Rauner Vetoes Expansion of the Illinois Human Rights Act

Last month Governor Rauner vetoed a bill that would have expanded the Illinois Human Rights Act to employers with 15 employees or less. The...

Monday, September 17, 2018

Supreme Court Overturn Sixth Circuit Decision That Allowed Retirees Lifetime Benefits

Earlier this year the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a Sixth Circuit decision , emphasizing the law that collective-bargaining agreements (CBA...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Local Grocery Store Crosses Fine Line Between “Sexual Horseplay” and Sexual Discrimination

A former male employee of a small Chicago grocery store brought suit against his employer alleging several years of ongoing and constant un...

Monday, September 10, 2018

Interesting Changes Made to Illinois Human Rights Act

The Illinois Human Rights Act is the primary Illinois law prohibiting employment discrimination, making it a violation of Illinois law for...

Friday, September 7, 2018

Can Clothing Be a Reasonable Accommodation?

Recently the media has reported that tennis great Serena Williams is prohibited from wearing her somewhat well known “cat suit” while she ...