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Jan 13, 2021

Illinois Legislature Extends COVID-19 Rebuttal Presumption

By: Rich Lenkov & Michael Milstein As we anticipated, both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have unanimously passed HB4276, extending the COVID-19 rebuttal presumption to 6/30/21. The bill amends both the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act and Public Employee Disability Act and applies to employees who contracted the virus between 3/9/20 and 6/30/21. […]

Dec 1, 2020

Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler Publish Article on Cancel Culture for PLDF Defense Quarterly

Capital member Storrs Downey and associate Jessica Jackler recently co-authored an article for Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, highlighting ‘cancel culture’ and its impact on the workplace. “You’re Canceled! – Tips for Employers to Help Falling Victim to Cancel Culture in the Current Climate” examines cancel culture amid the #MeToo and […]

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 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 […]

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Chicago, Illinois

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Crown Point, Indiana

219-488-2590