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 24, 2018

Bryce Downey & Lenkov Participates in USLI Baskets for Breast Cancer Auction

Bryce Downey & Lenkov is proud to participate in USLI’s 4th Annual Baskets for Breast Cancer auction from October 17-24, 2018. Baskets for Breast Cancer is an online, live auction unlike any other and all proceeds benefit, a non-profit organization that has provided expert medical information to millions of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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