Responding to employees’ security fearsBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2002Lawpulse, Page 10Post-September 11, it's more important than ever to respond appropriately to employee worries about safety in the workplace. But that doesn't mean acceding to unreasonable demands, a Chicago lawyer says.
Disaster volunteersDecember 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 624On September 14, 2001, the Illinois Department of Central Management Services adopted an emergency amendment to section 303 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 80 Ill Adm Code 303.
Preventive legal care for employersBy Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2001Lawpulse, Page 620A Chicago attorney offers employment-law audits to her clients. Should you do the same?
Tort of retaliatory discharge does not extend to demotionMarch 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 116On December 29, 2000, the First District of the Appellate Court of Illinois held that the plaintiff employee's alleged demotion did not constitute "discharge" as required of a retaliatory discharge claim, and that Illinois does not recognize a cause of action for retaliatory demotion.
Child labor in the entertainment industryFebruary 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 60On November 20, 2000, the Illinois Department of Labor enacted an emergency amendment to section 250 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 56 Ill Adm Code 250.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJanuary 2001Column, Page 10Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.
Employee leasing companiesDecember 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 690On September 22, 2000, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (department) adopted a new section as an emergency amendment to section 2732 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 56 Ill Adm Code 2732.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathNovember 2000Column, Page 620A lower burden of proof for consumer fraud? Arbitration-award rejection—can secretaries sign after all? and more.
Confidential supervisory information disclosureOctober 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 563On July 28, 2000, the Illinois Office of Banks and Real Estate adopted new sections to section 325 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 38 Ill Adm Code 325.