Section Newsletter Articles on Human Rights Act
Case review: Castillo v. Dep’t of Human Rights
, September 2015
The case of Castillo v. Department of Human Rights, et al., deals with illegal discrimination in the rental of an apartment under the Illinois Human Rights Act.
Is “pofluenza” a future protected category to The Illinois Human Rights Act?
Labor and Employment Law
, January 2014
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 amendment to Human Rights Act
Corporate Law Departments
, October 2009
The Illinois Human Rights Act (“IHRA”), found at 775 ILCS 5/1-101, is being amended and, starting January 1, 2010, will offer protection to individuals who have an order of protection.