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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 […]

Sep 4, 2020

ABA’s Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Summer 2020 Issue

The summer 2020 issue of the American Bar Association’s Entertainment & Sports Lawyer is now available. The quarterly publication provides readers practical information, public policy and scholarly viewpoints on current entertainment and sports industry matters. Select feature topics for this issue include: Defenses for non-performance amid COVID-19 Post-pandemic advertising and content […]

Sep 3, 2020

Kirsten Kaiser Kus Authors Article for CLM Magazine on Mitigating Work from Home Dangers

Income member Kirsten Kaiser Kus recently published an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Hazards At Home: Mitigating the Dangers of an At-Home Workplace.” Kirsten co-authored the article with Continental Western Group’s Workers’ Recovery Unit Director, Claire Muselman and North American Risk Services’ Workers’ Compensation Unit Manager, Michelle Kirkland. “Hazards at […]

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