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.
Day labor service registrationAugust 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 438On April 17, 2000, the Illinois Department of Labor adopted eight new sections to section 260 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 56 Ill Adm Code 260.
Drawing the Boundaries of Negligent-Hiring ClaimsBy Jeffrey A. Blevins and Gregory J. SchroedterJuly 2000Article, Page 413The first district recently held that negligent-hiring plaintiffs must show a nexus between the harm they suffered and the defendant's breach.
States may not be sued under ADA in private action in federal courtJune 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310On March 27, 2000, a divided panel of the seventh circuit court of appeals held that a university employee could not maintain a private cause of action against her state employer to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 USC § 12111-12117 (ADA).