May 1, 2017

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate On Abortion Funding, Minimum Wage Increase, New Book Explores Injustice And More.

Jason and Rich welcome Illinois gubernatorial candidate and 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar to discuss Governor Rauner’s threatened veto of Illinois House Bill 40, which proponents say safeguards abortion rights. University of Illinois Professor Robert Bruno discusses local and national efforts to raise the minimum wage and its impact on […]

Apr 26, 2017

Indiana Supreme Court Holds Contract Between Owner & General Contractor Created Duty To Injured Employee Of A Sub-Subcontractor

By: Jeff Kehl, Income Member. On April 26, 2017, the Indiana Supreme Court held that a general contractor could be held liable for injuries sustained by an employee of a sub-subcontractor under the general contractor’s contract with a property owner. In Ryan v. TCI Architects, 49 S02-1704-CT-253 (April 26, 2017), […]

Apr 25, 2017

WCOE 2017 Leadership Conference

Jeanne Hoffmann, Margery Newman and Tina Paries attended the Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) 2017 Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. from April 2-4, 2017. The three-day Conference started with High Tea Celebration on Sunday afternoon followed by dine-arounds, Monday speakers and panelists, Monday night’s Awards Gala, and culminated with […]

Apr 24, 2017

Sexual Harassment Claims: Top Stories

By: Maital Savin, Associate Although most employers understand that sexual harassment is prohibited at work, such claims continue unabated–even in 2017. A few recent headlines provide good reminders of why employers should continue to take action to prevent sexual harassment from occurring in their own workplaces. First, an Illinois federal […]

Apr 21, 2017

Legalizing marijuana, Eli Manning sued, law school trends, Bennifer, Blago & Aaron Hernandez in this week’s Legal Face-Off

Legal Face-Off welcomes Fordham University School of Law Professor Deborah Denno to discuss Arkansas’ pause on executions. WTTW Chicago Tonight’s Amanda Vinicky and State Representative Kelly Cassidy discuss legalizing marijuana in Illinois. Attorney Brian Brook joins Rich & Jason to discuss his lawsuit against the NY Giants & quarterback Eli […]

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 […]

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