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.
Sensitive business information in the possession of government agencies and businesses is potentially subject to disclosure as a public record. Fortunately, the law provides ways to protectthis information.
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) adopted a new Part titled Business Interruption Grant Program. The program offers financial support for businesses that have experienced exceptional losses or expenditures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.