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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

Whistleblower Act  |  1st Dist.

Roberts v. Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 508, 2019 IL 123594 (May 23, 2019) Cook Co. (KARMEIER) Appellate court affirmed in part and reversed in part; circuit court affirmed; remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Employment  |  1st Dist.

Crawley v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, 2019 IL App (1st) 181367 (May 10, 2019) Cook Co., 6th Div, (DELORT) Affirmed in part and dismissed in part.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Levitin v. Northwest Community Hospital, No. 16-3774 (May 8, 2019) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Employment  |  1st Dist.

Acevedo v. Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board, 2019 IL App (1st) 181128 (May 7, 2019) Cook Co., 2d Div, (PUCINSKI) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Unemployment Benefits  |  1st Dist.

Persaud v. Illinois Department of Employment Security, 2019 IL App (1st) 180964 (April 17, 2019) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (ELLIS) Affirmed.

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