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Sep 28, 2018

7th Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Employer Based on Joint-Employer Test

By: Jessica B. Jackler Earlier this month, the Seventh Circuit ruled that the district court erred in granting the defendant’s pretrial motion for summary judgment in plaintiff’s action under Title VII and the Illinois Human Rights Act. In Frey v. Hotel Coleman, No. 17-2267 (September 11, 2018), plaintiff alleged that the […]

Sep 20, 2018

NLRB: Proposed Joint Employer Rule

By: Jessica B. Jackler On September 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it would publish a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” in the Federal Register regarding its joint-employer standard. The proposed rule will adopt the pre-Browning-Ferris standard for determining if two or more employers are joint employers of employees. Under […]

Apr 10, 2018

In the Wake of the Tragedy in Parkland, What Can Corporate America Do to Reduce Violence in the Workplace?

By: Jessica B. Jackler, Associate  Seventeen years ago I graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. I walked the halls of MSD daily without a care in the world other than that of a typical high-school student — did I study enough for the test next period? […]

Mar 23, 2018

Title VII Claims Where No Religious Accommodations to Prospective Employees

By: Storrs Downey, Capital Member The EEOC continues to play an active role in either seeking to force settlements of religious discrimination claims on behalf of individual employees or directly filing such lawsuits against the employers of such individuals. In 2017, we saw almost 3,500 religious discrimination claims filed with the […]

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Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590