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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

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 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 […]

Aug 4, 2020

Michael Milstein and Chase Gruszka Published in ISBA’s Building Knowledge

Income member Michael Milstein and associate Chase Gruszka co-authored an article for Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) construction law newsletter, Building Knowledge.   “The Realities of the Workers’ Compensation COVID-19 Rebuttable Presumption” details HB2455 and the rebuttable presumption that first responders contracted COVID-19 out of and in the course of employment. […]

Jul 21, 2020

Brian Rosenblatt and Donn LaHaie Published in ISBA’s The Policy

Income members Brian Rosenblatt and Donn LaHaie recently authored articles for the June edition of Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) The Policy. The Policy is ISBA’s insurance law newsletter, providing timely developments and updates on insurance law. Brian’s article, “Dramatic Expansion of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Rights Leads to Injunction, Nullification […]

Jun 30, 2020

Jeff Kehl Authors Article on COVID-19 Civil Suits for CLM Magazine

Chicago income member Jeff Kehl recently published an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Walmart’s COVID-19 Problem.” Jeff provides a full analysis of the first COVID-19 wrongful death suit filed in Cook County, Evans v. Walmart, (Cook County, Cause No. 2020 L 003938) and examines direct civil suits against employers for COVID-19 deaths. […]

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