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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.

Robinson v. Perales, Nos. 16-2291 & 16-3390 Cons. (July 2, 2018) Affirmed and vacated in part and remanded

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Partnerships  |  1st Dist.

Horwitz v. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, 2018 IL App (1st) 161909 (June 29, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div, (ELLIS) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Labor Law  |  Petition for Review, Order of Nat’l Labor Relations Bd.

Jam Productions, Ltd. v. N.L.R.B., Nos. 17-2042 & 17-2111 Cons. (June 28, 2018) Petition granted

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Employment Discrimination  |  E.D. Wisc.

Khowaja v. Sessions, No. 18-1155 (June 27, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Labor Law  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Sutula-Johnson v. Office Depot, Inc., No. 17-1855 (June 25, 2018) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded

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