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Sep 11, 2018

Margery Newman Publishes Article on Pass-Through and Liquidating Agreements for NSA Today

Chicago partner Margery Newman recently wrote an article for NSA Today magazine’s ninth issue titled “Pass-Through and Liquidating Agreements for the Construction Industry.” Margery discusses pass-through claims, pass-through agreements/liquidating agreements and the necessity for both. Margery notes that pass through claims and agreements are an efficient and practical way to […]

Aug 31, 2018

The Forum – WC Magazine Fall Issue 2018

Rich Lenkov recently moderated a forum for CLM’s Workers’ Compensation Magazine. The panel of workers’ compensation professionals discussed factors, challenges and strategies when dealing with claimants returning to work. “Getting Claimants Back To Work” was published in the fall issue of Workers’ Compensation Magazine. Read the full article here.

Apr 26, 2017

Indiana Supreme Court Holds Contract Between Owner & General Contractor Created Duty To Injured Employee Of A Sub-Subcontractor

By: Jeff Kehl, Income Member. On April 26, 2017, the Indiana Supreme Court held that a general contractor could be held liable for injuries sustained by an employee of a sub-subcontractor under the general contractor’s contract with a property owner. In Ryan v. TCI Architects, 49 S02-1704-CT-253 (April 26, 2017), […]

Sep 1, 2016

Increased Misclassification Litigation Stresses Importance Of Proper Worker Classification

By: Storrs Downey & Maital Savin With an increasing number of misclassification suits filed against high profile companies such as Uber and FedEx, many businesses are concerned that they will be the next to make headlines. Every business that uses independent contractors has potential exposure for worker misclassification litigation. Worker […]

Jul 28, 2016

Storrs Downey & Maital Savin Published In DRI’s In-House Defense Quarterly Magazine

Storrs Downey and Maital Savin’s article “Religious Accommodations In The Workplace: Practical Lessons” was recently published in DRI’s Summer 2016 Edition of In-House Defense Quarterly Magazine. The article addresses the degree to which employers are required to accommodate certain common religious practices, such as head coverings, prayer schedules and facial hair. […]

May 6, 2016

DOL Issues Joint Employer Guidance

By: Maital Savin, Associate On 1/20/16, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). This new guidance aggressively expanded the definition of employment to include arrangements that employers may not […]

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