Publications

Section Newsletter Articles From Yvonne M. Kato

Amendment to Human Rights Act addresses employee use of language other than English in the workplace By Yvonne M. Kato Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, December 2003 On Friday, July 18, 2003, Governor Blagojovich signed Senate Bill 679 into law. This amended the Illinois Human Rights Act to provide that employers can no longer discriminate against their employees who speak multiple languages.
Case analysis—Hope v. Pelzer By Yvonne M. Kato Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, May 2003 This past summer, the Supreme Court issued another decision in the long line of cases involving qualified immunity defenses and section 1983 suits.

Spot an error in your article? Contact Sara Anderson at sanderson@isba.org. For information on obtaining a copy of an article,visit the ISBA Newsletters page.

Select a Different Author