Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Unemployment Compensation

Constructive voluntary resignations and failure to maintain tool of the trade: Toward a simpler rule By Cathy A. Pilkington Labor and Employment Law, September 2014 The author advocates for simplification in this complex area of the law. 
In re Kucharz: Unemployment compensation included in a debtor’s “current monthly income” calculation although it is a “surprisingly difficult question” By Brent Wilson Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, March 2010 Should unemployment compensation be included in the "current monthly income" calculation? With the decision in In re Kucharz, Illinois Bankruptcy Courts are now evenly split on the issue with two courts ruling yes, two ruling no.