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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

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Age Discrimination in Employment Act  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Pickett v. Chicago Transit Authority, No. 18-2785 (July 17, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Contracts  |  N.D. Ind., S. Bend Div.

Collins v. University of Notre Dame du Lac, Nos.18-2559 & 18-2579 Cons. (July 13, 2019) Reversed and remanded

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Federal Employers Liability Act  |  1st Dist.

Munoz v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., 2019 IL App (1st) 171009-B (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 2d Div, (HYMAN) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Federal Employers’ Liability Act  |  1st Dist.

Bahus v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 2019 IL App (1st) 180722 (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 4th Div, (BURKE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Employment  |  1st Dist.

Cannici v. The Village of Melrose Park, 2019 IL App (1st) 181422 (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (COBBS) Affirmed.

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