On Jan. 22, 2021, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the 2011 amendment to section 34-85 of Illinois School Code does not diminish the Chicago Board of Education’s implied power to issue a suspension on a tenured teacher.
The plaintiff filed a pro se complaint alleging breach of an oral contract and promissory estoppel. The plaintiff alleged that he had helped rescue a cat and told several employees of the defendant (an animal shelter) that he was interested in adopting the cat when it became available for adoption.
Managing in the #MeToo environment has changed the dynamic of the employment relationship. There are many considerations for preventing and responding to incidents of sexual harassment in the law office.