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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

Retaliation  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Donley v. Stryker Sales Corp., No. 17-1195 (October 15, 2018) Reversed and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  S.D. Ind., Indianapolis Div.

Barbera v. Pearson Education Inc., No. 18-1085 (October 12, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Labor Law  |  C.D. Ill.

Ameren Illinois Co. v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 51, No. 18-1591 (October 12, 2018) Vacated

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Dayton v. Oakton Community College, No. 18-1668 (October 11, 2018) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Unions  |  1st Dist.

Illinois Troopers Lodge 41 v. Illinois Labor Relations Board, 2018 IL App (1st) 17138 (October 5, 2018) Cook Co., 6th Div, (DELORT) Affirmed.

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