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Feb 6, 2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rules Actual Injury Not Necessary to be an “Aggrieved” Person Under BIPA

By: Jessica Jackler and Storrs Downey The Illinois Supreme Court has unanimously ruled against Six Flags Entertainment Corp. in a landmark Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) case. The ruling will certainly impact claims against employers in the future for failing to properly notify and obtain consent from employees about the collection […]

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 […]

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Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590