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Author: BDL Firm

Oct 30, 2020

Chicago Mandatory Quarantine Order

By: Jessica Jackler The City of Chicago implemented an emergency travel order, effective July 6, impacting travelers coming into Chicago from states designated as high-risk for COVID-19 cases. Individuals covered by the order are required to quarantine for 14 days. The order will affect employers and employees while it is […]

Oct 29, 2020

Brian Rosenblatt Mentors at ABA’s 2020 Entertainment & Sports Virtual Conference

Income member Brian Rosenblatt participated in the American Bar Association’s 42nd Entertainment & Sports 2020 Virtual Conference on October 2. Brian was part of a group of leading attorneys in the entertainment and sports practice area who conducted several 15-minute rounds of speed mentoring sessions. The conference presented innovative and […]

Oct 26, 2020

Indiana Court Upholds Non-Compete Where Employee Had Significant Bargaining Power

By: Jessica Jackler In Zollinger v. Wagner-Meinert Engineering, LLC, 146 N.E.2d 1060 (Ind. Ct. App. 2020), the Indiana Court of Appeals enforced a non-compete agreement barring a former employee from working for a competitor based on non-compete restrictions the employee had executed in connection with the sale of the employee’s […]

Oct 21, 2020

NLRB Makes it Easier to Fire Workers Over Profanity & Abusive Conduct

By: Jessica Jackler The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision in General Motors LLC, 14-CA-197985 369 NLRB No. 127 (2020) modified the standard for determining whether employees have been lawfully disciplined or discharged after making abusive or offensive statement—including profane, racist and sexually unacceptable remarks—in the course of activity otherwise […]

Oct 19, 2020

Geoff Bryce Named President of SOICA

Capital member Geoff Bryce has been appointed President of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA). SOICA recognizes Illinois lawyers who are distinguished for their skill, experience and professional conduct in the practice of construction law. Members discuss social and economic forces affecting the construction industry, as well as laws […]

Oct 19, 2020

DOL Clarifies FFCRA in Revised Regulations

By: Jessica Jackler On September 11, the DOL issued revised regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) following a New York federal court’s ruling that invalidated certain provisions of the FFCRA. The revised regulations became effective September 16. The revised regulations specifically address four issues: Whether FFCRA leave may […]

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Crown Point, Indiana

219-488-2590