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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

Illinois Supreme Court / Civil

Unions  |  1st Dist.

1550 MP Road LLC v. Teamsters Local Union No. 700, 2019 IL 123046 (March 21, 2019) Cook Co. (BURKE) Circuit court reversed; appellate court refersed; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  1st Dist.

People ex rel. Department of Human Rights v. Oakridge Nursing & Rehab Center, 2019 IL App (1st) 170806 (March 11, 2019) Cook Co., 1st Div, (WALKER) Reversed and remanded.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  W.D. Wisc.

Silva v. State of Wisconsin, Dept. of Corrections, No. 18-2561 (February 22, 2019) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Arbitration  |  2d Dist.

The City of Aurora v. The Association of Professional Police Officers, 2019 IL App (2d) 180375 (February 21, 2019) Kane Co. (JORGENSEN) Reversed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Gates v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, No. 17-3143 (February 20, 2019) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded

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