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Apr 1, 2016

Recent Seventh Circuit Decisions Helpful To Employers Defending Against ADA Claims

By: Maital Savin, Associate Two recent Seventh Circuit decisions could be very helpful to employers defending against disability discrimination and accommodation claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA prohibits employment disability discrimination and requires employers to attempt to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. Although the 2008 […]

Dec 19, 2013

What Illinois Employers Ought to Know About Medical Marijuana Law Updates

Beginning on 1/1/14, The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, P.A., 98-0122 will allow “registered qualifying patients” in Illinois with specific debilitating conditions to legally obtain prescriptions for marijuana. May employers discipline employees for violating workplace drug policies? Nothing in the Act prohibits employers from adopting reasonable regulations […]

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