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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

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

Lee v. Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corp., No. 18-1930 (January 8, 2019) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Wage Payment and Collection Act  |  1st Dist.

Thomas v. Weatherguard Construction Company, Inc., 2018 IL App (1st) 171238 (December 27, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div, (GORDON) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  S.D. Ill.

Swyear v. Fare Foods Corp., No. 18-2108 (December 26, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  W.D. Wisc.

Wrolstad v. CUNA Mutual Ins. Co., No. 17-1920 (December 18, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  N.D. Ind., Hammond Div.

Terry v. Gary Community School Corp., No. 18-1270 (December 14, 2018) Affirmed

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