The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Labor & Employment Law
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Newsletter articles from 2014
Employers beware: The emerging anti-bullying/non-discriminatory hostile work environment claim
Although the Act, and similar anti-bullying bills considered by 24 state legislatures, were not enacted into law, there is sure to be other attempts in the near future to introduce anti-bullying legislation similar to the Act and modeled after the Healthy Workplace Bill. As such, this emerging area of law is one that employers need to continue to keep an eye on.
Is “pofluenza” a future protected category to The Illinois Human Rights Act?
People in areas that are less affluent are more likely to have lower credit scores and other negative background information in their files. Given two prospective employees with the same four-year degree and level of work experience, the credit report and background check may be the deciding factor in hiring.
New NLRB Notice format
In Durham School Services, L.P., 360 NLRB No. 85 (2014) The National Labor Relations Board took another step into the future.
NLRB General Counsel identifies issues of interest
In MEMORANDUM GC 14-0, issued February 25, 2014, Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, provided a list of matters that should be submitted to the Division of Advice.
Recent updates items of interest to labor & employment practitioners.