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Category: Labor & Employment Blog

Apr 19, 2017

7th Circuit Issues Groundbreaking Decision Holding That Sexual Orientation Is Protected Under Title VII

By: Maital Savin, Associate On 4/4/17, in Hively v. Ivy Tech Comm. College, No. 15-1720 (7th Cir. Apr. 4, 2017) (en banc),  the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a significant opinion, holding that sexual orientation discrimination is a type of sex discrimination prohibited under Title VII. In Hively, a […]

Mar 16, 2017

Employers: Are You Ready For OSHA’s New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard?

By: Maital Savin, Associate OSHA recently issued a final rule on crystalline silica exposure. (§1926.1153). Beginning in June 2017 for the construction industry and June 2018 for the maritime and general industry, employers that engage in silica generating applications, such as cutting, grinding, drilling or breaking concrete and/or masonry, must […]

Nov 23, 2016

New OSHA Reporting Requirements To Take Effect 12/1/16

By: Maital Savin, Associate In our July 2016 newsletter, we advised you that Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published a new rule regarding workplace injury reporting, the first phase of which was originally scheduled to take effect on 8/10/16.  Shortly thereafter, a number of employers and employer groups […]

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 […]

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Chicago, Illinois

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Schererville, Indiana

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