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Section Newsletter Articles From Eileen M. Geary

Committee on Government Lawyers co-sponsors “Human Trafficking and the Commercial Exploitation of Children” seminar By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, April 2015 A summary of this popular program held in October 2014.
From the Chair By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, September 2013 A message from Committee Chair Eileen Geary.
Volunteer opportunities at the City of Chicago Law Department draw a highly experienced labor and employment lawyer By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, June 2013 Learn more about Dick Schnadig, who works as a volunteer attorney in the Labor Division of Chicago's Law Department.
Final regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act are now available By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, January 2012 The new regulations follow the ADAAA’s directive that mitigating measures not be considered in determining whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity. Mitigating measures can eliminate or reduce the symptoms or impact of an impairment, and can include medication, prosthetics, and assistive technology.
Final regulations on the Americans with Disabilities Act relating to state and local government services recently were issued by the Department of Justice By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, December 2010 A brief review of some of the new provisions under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Brief review of new provisions in the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 EEOC invites public comment and input on new regulations for the statute through November 23, 2009 By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, December 2009 Last fall, Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 , which became effective on January 1, 2009. See Pub. L. No. 110-325, 122 Stat. 3554. In the Act’s Findings and Purposes, Congress stated its intention in enacting the ADA of 1990 that the statute “’provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities’ and provide broad coverage.”
Amendment of the Illinois Human Rights Act By Eileen M. Geary Government Lawyers, December 2008 Employers, including local governments, are preparing to defend a new type of case in circuit court.

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