Labor and Employment Law

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Labor and Employment Law Section

  • to inform section members and the public of important developments in labor law through meetings, newsletters, public appearances, news releases, etc.;
  • to review and comment on proposed legislation and regulations in the labor law field;
  • to foster opportunity for informal contacts between attorneys representing labor and management to promote increased candor and less contentious relationships between them and their clients; and
  • to foster improvement in the efficient and equitable administration of federal and state labor legislation.

Recent Related Cases

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Family Medical Leave Act  |  N.D. Ind., S. Bend Div.

Lutes v. United Trailers, Inc., No. 19-1579 (February 13, 2020) Affirmed and remanded in part

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Retaliation  |  E.D. Wisc.

Robertson v. State of Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services, No. 19-1179 (February 7, 2020) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Americans with Disabilities Act  |  1st Dist.

Fox v. Adams & Associates, Inc., 2020 IL App (1st) 182470 (February 6, 2020) Cook Co., 4th Div. (LAMPKIN) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Fair Labor Standards Act  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Bigger v. Facebook, Inc., No. 19-1944 (January 24, 2020) Affirmed and vacated in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Labor Law  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Taha v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 781, No. 19-1085 (January 13, 2020) Affirmed

Tools and Resources


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