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“Sugar Bear” Unleashed: Employee with Emotional Disabilities May Be Entitled to Bring Comfort Animal to Work
September 19, 2014

Back To Basics: A Divided Seventh Circuit Upholds Indiana’s “Right To Work” Law
September 16, 2014

NLRB Expands the Boundaries of Employee Protest; Limits Employers’ Discipline Rights
August 29, 2014

Governor Signs Bill Calling for Greater Protections for Pregnant Employees
August 28, 2014

Employer Must Defend Against A Wrongful Death Lawsuit For Not Monitoring Employee Computer Use
August 22, 2014

Minimum Wage Forecast: Developments in Springfield and Chicago, and What It Means for Employers
August 20, 2014

NLRB Continues Its Busy Summer with Important New Decisions on Weingarten Rights, Noel Canning Issues
August 13, 2014

Employer Obligations Under the New Payroll Card Law
August 7, 2014

Timing Is Everything: Employee Can Advance Pregnancy Discrimination Claim
August 7, 2014

Under the Same Golden Arches: NLRB General Counsel Authorizes Complaints Alleging McDonald’s Corporation Is Joint Employer with Franchises
August 5, 2014

Which of These Things Is Not Like the Other? NLRB Finds Micro-Unit of Shoe Sales Associates Not Appropriate
July 30, 2014

A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2013-2014 Term
July 29, 2014

NLRB Upholds Petitioned-For “Micro-Unit” at Boston-Area Macy's Store as Appropriate Under Specialty Healthcare
July 24, 2014

Illinois “Bans the Box” with New Legislation
July 21, 2014

EEOC Updated Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination Expands Protections and Requires Accommodations for Pregnant Employees
July 15, 2014

USCIS Branch Quietly Turning E-Verify Mistakes into DOJ, ICE Enforcement Actions
July 15, 2014

President Obama Re-Nominates Recess Appointee Sharon Block to Fill Next NLRB Vacancy
July 14, 2014

Supreme Court Agrees to Resolve Current Appellate Court Split on EEOC’s Conciliation Obligations
July 7, 2014

Supreme Court Issues Decision In Harris V.Quinn: Abood Survives, But For How Long?
July 1, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Finds NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional
June 27, 2014

Court Sanctions Employer $25K for Failing to Preserve Email After Notice of EEOC Charge
June 23, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds That Public Employee’s Truthful Subpoenaed Testimony Was Protected Speech Under the First Amendment
June 20, 2014

Employer’s Discharge of Employees Did Not Violate Bargaining Obligations under NLRB’s Alan Ritchey Decision
June 17, 2014

Employers Beware: Repurposing HR Documents Can Create Liability
June 16, 2014

General Assembly Approves New Laws for Illinois Employers
June 6, 2014

NLRB Division of Advice Clarifies Duty to Bargain with Newly Certified Union over Discipline
June 3, 2014

Secret to Reasonable Accommodations for Religion: Be Reasonable
June 3, 2014

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari on a Long-Standing Circuit Split Over Collectively Bargained Retiree Health Care Benefits
May 27, 2014

NLRB Invites Briefs on Whether to Overturn Register Guard Decision Governing Employee Use of Employers’ Electronic Communication Systems
May 1, 2014

Illinois Senate to Consider a Bill Providing New Protections for Pregnant Employees
April 16, 2014

Meet Illinois’ Newest Power Couple: NLRB Region 13 and Illinois DOL Enter Into Formal Cooperation Agreement; NLRB Softens Strict Default Judgment Language, Gives Regions More Discretion
April 15, 2014

Tough ICE Deportation, I-9 Worksite Enforcement Efforts Continue to Affect Employers
April 9, 2014

NLRB Finds That “Employee Rights” Savings Provision in Employee Handbook Does Not Cure Overbroad Employee Conduct Rules
April 7, 2014

NLRB Rules That Scholarship Football Players at Northwestern University Are “Employees”
March 28, 2014

NLRB Finds That Employer Unlawfully Disciplined Employees for Their Use of the Employer’s Email System, But Upholds Employer’s Ethics and Conduct Policy
March 24, 2014

EEOC Posts Technical Assistance on Religious Dress and Grooming in the Workplace
March 18, 2014

Obama Administration Orders Department of Labor to Revise “White-Collar” FLSA Overtime Exemptions
March 13, 2014

Department of Labor Delays Persuader Rules Again; Will Not Be Released This Month
March 7, 2014

Supreme Court Dramatically Expands Coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections
March 7, 2014

Luck of the (Panel) Draw? NLRB Narrowly Upholds Employer’s Negative Attitude Rule
March 5, 2014

Revitalized National Labor Relations Board Sets an Aggressive Course
March 3, 2014

Federal Contractors: Overhauled OFCCP Regulations on Employment Obligations to Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
February 27, 2014

President’s Executive Order Increases Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
February 14, 2014

EEOC Continues Its Aggressive Stance against Severance Agreements
February 12, 2014

NLRB Reissues “Quickie Election” Rule; Makes No Substantive Changes from Original 2011 Proposal
February 5, 2014

President Obama Announces Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
January 31, 2014

NLRB Formally Rescinds Quickie Election Rule, Still Assessing Next Move
January 29, 2014

Supreme Court Holds that Union Employers Do Not Have to Pay Employees for Time Spent Putting on or Taking Off Certain Protective Gear if CBA Excludes It
January 29, 2014

NLRB Bails on Notice Posting Rule; May Reconsider “Quickie Election” Rule?
January 8, 2014

“Failure to Conciliate” Not a Defense to EEOC Lawsuits, Seventh Circuit Holds
December 30, 2013

Department of Labor Resets Persuader Rules Deadline for March 2014
December 5, 2013

Fifth Circuit Overrules NLRB on D.R. Horton Mandatory Arbitration Case
December 5, 2013

NLRB Administrative Law Judge Expands D.R. Horton; Strikes Down Arbitration Agreement with Opt-Out Provision
December 2, 2013

Senate Passes Federal Workplace Protection for LGBT Employees
November 7, 2013

The Issue of Accommodating Pregnant Employees May Reach the Supreme Court
November 4, 2013

Update: Illinois Concealed Carry Notice Now Available
October 28, 2013

Illinois Supreme Court Lets Controversial Non-Competition Case Stand
October 14, 2013

The Supreme Court’s 2013-2014 Term
October 8, 2013

Government Shutdown Affects E-Verify, but Form I-9 Requirements Continue
October 3, 2013

Supervisor’s Failure to Engage in Interactive Process with Disabled Employee May Convert Employee’s Resignation into Constructive Discharge
October 1, 2013

Medical Marijuana Comes to Illinois in 2014 – How Do Employers Weed Through the Impact on the Workplace?
September 25, 2013

White Employee Lacks Title VII Race Discrimination Claim in Paula Deen Case
August 28, 2013

Sixth Circuit Enforces NLRB’s Controversial Specialty Healthcare Decision
August 20, 2013

NLRB Back at Full Strength after Senate Approves Slate of Nominees
July 31, 2013

A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 Term
July 23, 2013

Thomas Perez Confirmed as Labor Secretary as President Obama Names New NLRB Nominees after Senate Compromise; Another Appellate Court Overturns Recess Appointments
July 19, 2013

Illinois’ New Firearm Concealed Carry Law Impacts the Workplace
July 18, 2013

NLRB Decisions Point to Potentially Weaker Beck Rights for Employee Objectors
July 16, 2013

Punitive Damages Not Available Under Cook County Human Rights Ordinance
July 16, 2013

Department of Labor Sets November 2013 Deadline for Persuader Rules
July 11, 2013

EEOC Files Suit Against Book Distributor for Overbroad Severance Agreement Language
July 11, 2013

Continued Employment Is Not Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenants Unless the Employee Remains Employed for at Least Two Years
July 8, 2013

How Does the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision Impact Employers?
June 28, 2013

Supreme Court Clarifies Title VII’s Definition of “Supervisor” for Harassment Claims
June 25, 2013

Supreme Court Requires “But-For” Causation in Title VII Retaliation Claims
June 25, 2013

Supreme Court Grants Review of Whether Neutrality, Card Check Agreements Violate LMRA
June 24, 2013

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of D.C. Circuit’s Noel Canning Decision
June 24, 2013

Fourth Circuit Joins D.C. Circuit in Vacating NLRB Notice Posting Rule
June 21, 2013

Lactation Discrimination Against Nursing Mother Violates Title VII
June 13, 2013

Federal Contractors Not Impacted by NLRB-Related Notice Posting Rule Decisions
May 31, 2013

Third Circuit Invalidates President Obama’s Appointment of former NLRB Member Becker; Becomes Second Appellate Court To Rule NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional
May 17, 2013

Employee’s Threatening Behavior May Justify Mandatory Medical Examination
May 15, 2013

D.C. Court of Appeals Vacates NLRB Notice Posting Rule
May 8, 2013

Senate Immigration Proposal Offers Both Exciting Options and More Regulation for Employers
May 7, 2013

NLRB Affirms ALJ on Facebook Firing Case
May 2, 2013

NLRB Division of Advice Provides Guidance to Employers on Workplace Investigation Policies
April 30, 2013

As May Approaches, No Sign of Persuader Rules from Department of Labor
April 29, 2013

President Obama Proposes Funding Increases for Labor and Employment Agencies in FY2014 Budget
April 26, 2013

Fast Food and Retail Workers Strike in Chicago
April 24, 2013

President Obama Announces Three Nominees to NLRB
April 9, 2013

NLRB Continues to Expand Specialty Healthcare Bargaining Unit Standard and Upholds Smaller Bargaining Unit Despite Union’s Prior Agreement to Larger Unit
April 8, 2013

Swimming Pool Violations Resulting In Big Fines For Hotels
April 8, 2013

NLRB Appeals Noel Canning Decision to the Supreme Court
March 13, 2013

Timely Arrival at Work Not Always an Essential Job Function
March 12, 2013

Employers Should Begin Using Revised and Expanded Form I-9
March 11, 2013

NLRB Orders Reinstatement and Backpay for Employee who was Unlawfully Discharged for Discussing Salary Information at Work
February 27, 2013

Noel Canning Aftermath: Perspectives for Employers Three Weeks after D.C. Circuit’s Important NLRB Decision
February 18, 2013

Despite Continuing Grace Period, Employers Should Switch to New Fair Credit Reporting Act Notices Now
February 11, 2013

Union Membership Continues to Decline According to New Data Released by Department of Labor
February 6, 2013

Non-Union Employer’s Mandatory Arbitration Provision Violates the NLRA
January 28, 2013

D.C. Court of Appeals Rules NLRB Recess Appointments Were Unconstitutional; Calls into Question Hundreds of Decisions Issued Last Year
January 25, 2013

The NLRB’s Year in Numbers: FY 2012
January 18, 2013

NLRB Overrules Longstanding Precedent, Provides Opportunity for Unions to Obtain Confidential Witness Statements Used in Internal Investigations
January 4, 2013

Department of Labor Quietly Announces Impending Release of New “Persuader Rules”
January 2, 2013

National Labor Relations Board Adds to Facebook Jurisprudence; Finds Posts to be Protected, Concerted Activity
December 26, 2012

Modified Fair Credit Reporting Act Notices Will Be Required Effective January 1, 2013
December 20, 2012

NLRB Changes Course Again, Invalidates 50 Years of Precedent on Expired Collective Bargaining Agreements
December 20, 2012

Employee Handbook May Create An Enforceable Obligation to Pay Overtime Under Illinois Law
December 18, 2012

It’s Official: Michigan Is A “Right-To-Work” State
December 12, 2012

Michigan Poised To Become A “Right-To-Work” State
December 7, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Clause in Non-Compete Agreement
November 27, 2012

Mixed Bag for Employers, Unions in 2012 State Election Results
November 21, 2012

ERISA Severance Plans and Non-Compete Agreements Must Work Together
November 20, 2012

EEOC Obtains $5 Million Settlement in ADA Pattern and Practice Lawsuit
November 13, 2012

NLRB Administrative Law Judge Further Expands Controversial D.R. Horton Decision, Strikes Down Non-Mandatory Arbitration Agreement
November 9, 2012

Court’s Official Recognition of Tort of Intrusion Upon Seclusion Reaffirms Privacy Rights of Illinois Employees
November 7, 2012

Recent NLRB Division of Advice Memoranda Regarding At-Will Disclaimers Helpful, but More Guidance Needed
November 6, 2012

Several Collective Bargaining, Public Sector Union Issues at Stake in State Races, Referendums
November 2, 2012

EEOC Targets Employment Discrimination of Domestic Violence Victims
October 30, 2012

NLRB Decides that Employer Has Duty to Respond to Union’s Information Request—Even if Requested Information is Irrelevant
October 29, 2012

Time Off to Vote?
October 23, 2012

NLRB’s Fine-Toothed Comb Approach Invalidates More Employer Handbooks and Policies
October 16, 2012

NLRB Finds That Employer Lawfully Fired Employee Over Facebook Posts, But Its Courtesy Policy Violated The NLRA
October 4, 2012

National Labor Relations Board Limits Employer’s Right to Discipline Employee for Making Vulgar, Threatening Comments
October 2, 2012

New Supreme Court Term Promises a Range of Labor and Employment Cases
October 1, 2012

Request for Straight Day Shift Not a Reasonable Accommodation
September 24, 2012

D.R. Horton Decision on Class Action Waivers in Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Draws Decidedly Negative Reaction from Federal Courts
September 21, 2012

National Labor Relations Board Finally Weighs in on Social Media Policies
September 21, 2012

Reckless Response to Harassment Complaint Results in $3.5 Million Punitive Damages Verdict
September 20, 2012

Seventh Circuit Does an About Face: ADA Now Requires the Assignment of Disabled Employees to a Vacant Position as a Reasonable Accommodation
September 11, 2012

Counseling May Be a “Medical Examination” Under the ADA
September 4, 2012

Form I-9 Does Not Expire on August 31, USCIS Still Seeking Public Comment on New Version
August 28, 2012

Appellate, District Courts Expand on “Cat’s Paw” Discrimination Theory
August 8, 2012

In Another Attack on General Employment Policies, NLRB Nixes Confidential Workplace Investigations
August 6, 2012

Illinois’ New “Facebook Password” Law May Create a Host of Unintended Consequences for Employers
August 2, 2012

Seventh Circuit Reaffirms that Use of Gender-Specific Term Does Not Automatically Constitute Harassment
July 25, 2012

Employers Need Not Stand for Predecessor’s Accommodations
July 18, 2012

NLRB Broadens Challenges to Employers, Probes At-Will Employment
July 18, 2012

NLRB Issues Opaque Guidance to Employers on Social Media Policies
July 17, 2012

National Labor Relations Board Finds Off-Duty Access Policy Violates Workers’ Rights
July 13, 2012

A Review of the Supreme Court's 2011 - 2012 Term
July 12, 2012

Supreme Court Restricts Public Sector Unions’ Collection of Nonmember Fees
June 29, 2012

NLRB Continues Focus on Universities, Will Revisit Graduate Students’ Right to Organize
June 26, 2012

New NLRB Web Site Aimed at Educating Employees about Their Right to Engage in Protected Concerted Activity
June 20, 2012

Supreme Court Finds Pharmaceutical Representatives Exempt From Overtime
June 18, 2012

NLRB, State Legislatures Remain Active Despite Lull in Major Developments
June 15, 2012

Seventh Circuit Decision Says Under “Cat’s Paw” Theory Individual Supervisor May be Held Liable for Causing the Employer to Retaliate Against Employee
June 7, 2012

Court Finds That Religious School Enforcing Bar Against Pregnancy Out of Wedlock May Be Sued For Pregnancy Discrimination
June 4, 2012

National Labor Relations Board Signals Possible Expansion of “Micro” Units to Retail Industry
June 4, 2012

Employers May Not Be Entitled to Full Disclosure of Potential EEOC Class Action Before Suit Is Filed
May 23, 2012

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Starbucks’ “One Union Button” Policy
May 17, 2012

D.C. Federal District Court Overturns NLRB Quickie Election Rule; Leaves Questions for Employers
May 15, 2012

Court Rules that an Employee Can Combine Two Health Conditions that Result in Health-Related Absences of Less than Three Days to Trigger FMLA Protection
May 9, 2012

EEOC Concludes that Title VII Covers Gender Identity and Transgender Discrimination Claims
May 1, 2012

D.C. District Court Refuses to Temporarily Enjoin NLRB’s Quickie Elections Rule; Will Rule by May 15
April 30, 2012

Acting General Counsel Releases Guidelines on “Quickie Election” Rules Effective Monday, April 30
April 26, 2012

EEOC Releases Updated Guidance on Use of Conviction Records
April 25, 2012

New EEOC Regulations Complicate Employers’ Defense of ADEA Disparate Impact Claims
April 24, 2012

D.C. Court of Appeals Blocks Notice Posting Rule Pending Appeal; April 30 Date on Hold
April 17, 2012

Unanimous NLRB Rejects Recess Appointment Quorum Argument; Chamber of Commerce’s Quickie Election, Quorum Challenge Still Pending
April 16, 2012

South Carolina Federal District Court Overturns NLRB Notice Posting Rule; Creates Split Among Federal District Courts and Questions for Employers
April 14, 2012

Are Obese Employees The Next Protected Class?
April 11, 2012

Employer Practice of Requesting Social Media Access May Be in Jeopardy
April 3, 2012

NLRB Rules in Favor of Ritz-Carlton Hotel On ULP Charge Against Local 1
April 3, 2012

Contract Language on Pension Withdrawal Liability Does Not Violate Public Policy
March 30, 2012

Employer Settles EEOC Suit Alleging Sexual Harassment of Employees by Customer
March 20, 2012

For Now, the Seventh Circuit Continues to Hold that the ADA Does Not Require Automatic Assignment to a Vacant Position as a Reasonable Accommodation, But This Could Change Soon
March 14, 2012

District Court Refuses to Block NLRB Notice Posting Rule During Appeal; April 30 Date Still Applies
March 8, 2012

Responding to Social Security Number Mismatches: Threading the Needle between Discrimination and Employment-Eligibility Liability
March 7, 2012

Court Confirms that Request for Additional Leave of an Unspecified Duration is Not a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
March 6, 2012

District Court Invalidates Portion of NLRB Posting Rule
March 2, 2012

Federal District Court Rejects Challenge to President Obama's NLRB Recess Appointments
March 2, 2012

Could the American Psychiatric Association Cause Employers Headaches? The Potential Impact of the DSM-5
March 1, 2012

Federal Judge Appoints Lawyer for Employee Allegedly Fired For Jury Service
February 29, 2012

EEOC’s FY 2011 Enforcement Statistics
February 23, 2012

Requiring Employees to Explain Health-Related Absences May Be Unlawful
February 20, 2012

U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Regulations Governing H2-B Non-Agricultural Guestworker Visas
February 17, 2012

NLRB Offers Additional Guidance on Social Media Issues, Continues to Expand Employee Rights in Social Media Outlets and to Scrutinize Employer Communication Policies
February 6, 2012

NLRB Rules that Class Action Waivers in Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Are Unlawful
January 13, 2012

President Obama Announces NLRB Recess Appointments
January 5, 2012

NLRB Postpones Notice Posting Effective Date to April 30, 2012
December 27, 2011

NLRB To Issue Scaled-Back Changes to Rules Governing Union Elections; Changes Expected to Lead to Quicker Elections
December 21, 2011

President Obama Announces Two Nominees to NLRB
December 15, 2011

Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies Employer’s Burden in Enforcing Post-Employment Covenants Not-to-Compete
December 9, 2011

NLRB Acting General Counsel Solomon Ends Case Against Boeing; Other Challenges Lie Ahead for NLRB
December 9, 2011

NLRB Chairman Issues Proposed Resolution on Election Rules In Advance of Today’s NLRB Meeting
November 30, 2011

EEOC Receives Record Number of Charges of Discrimination and Secures Highest Amount of Damages in FY 2011
November 21, 2011

NLRB Concerned It May Lose Quorum; Will Vote On Proposed Election Procedure Rule Amid Signs Of Board Member Conflict
November 21, 2011

Barring Employees From Answering Questions About Religion May Violate Title VII
November 9, 2011

“Bad Haircut” and Unequal Policy Enforcement Lead to Trouble for Employer
November 7, 2011

NLRB Postpones Deadline for Notice-Posting
October 7, 2011

New Supreme Court Term Promises a Range of Labor and Employment Cases
October 5, 2011

NLRB Makes New Poster Available Amid Legal and Legislative Challenges to Rule Requiring Its Posting
September 19, 2011

NLRB ALJ Rules Employer Unlawfully Terminated Non-Union Employees for Comments Made on Facebook
September 12, 2011

Short-Term Pregnancy Complications Found Not to Be a Disability
September 12, 2011

NLRB Overturns Key Bush-Era Decisions, Boosts Union Card Check Campaigns
September 1, 2011

NLRB Reverses Course, Rules that Unions Cannot File Lawsuits on Behalf of Employees it Seeks to Represent during the Critical Period before Election
August 29, 2011

NLRB Issues Final Rule Requiring Employers to Notify Employees of Their Rights Under the NLRA
August 26, 2011

NLRB Offers Useful Guidance for Employers In Summary Report on Social Media Cases
August 25, 2011

Recent NLRB Decision Reinforces that Most “Bannering” Does Not Violate the NLRA
August 23, 2011

NLRB Finds that Unauthorized Workers Cannot Receive Backpay for Labor Law Violations
August 22, 2011

NLRB Signals Retreat on Cases Involving Employee Comments in Social Media
August 3, 2011

A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2010 – 2011 Term
July 14, 2011

Obama Administration Increases Scrutiny of Employers’ I-9 Records
June 28, 2011

NLRB’s Proposed Rules Will Accelerate The Union Election Process
June 22, 2011

Supreme Court Limits Discrimination Class Actions in Wal-Mart Ruling
June 22, 2011

Illinois Civil Union Act’s Implications for Employers
June 6, 2011

NLRB Permits Use of Giant Inflatable Rats Against Employers with Whom Unions Have No Labor Dispute
June 3, 2011

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Legal Workers Act
May 31, 2011

NLRB Division of Advice Finds an Employer Lawfully Discharged an Employee for Inappropriate Tweets on Twitter
May 27, 2011

Seventh Circuit Allows Bridge Worker with Fear of Heights to Pursue Disability Discrimination Claim
May 26, 2011

New US DOL Smartphone App Encourages Employees To Track Hours and Pay
May 10, 2011

Comprehensive Summary of the Final Regulations to the ADA Amendments Act
April 26, 2011

Department of Labor Issues Updated FLSA Regulations
April 13, 2011

EEOC Releases Final Regulations to ADA Amendments Act
March 25, 2011

Michigan Jury Finds Mortgage Loan Officers Exempt, Disregarding the Department of Labor’s Interpretive Guidance
March 25, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court Holds That FLSA Anti-Retaliation Provision Protects Oral Complaints
March 25, 2011

Senate Republicans Introduce National Right-to-Work Act
March 14, 2011

FMLA Insights: Recovering Premium Payments After Employees Fail to Return from FMLA Leave - Podcast No. 20
March 9, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court Outlines Parameters of “Cat’s Paw” Theory of Liability
March 3, 2011

Wage and Hour Developments Continue: Split on Hybrid Overtime Actions Deepens and Supreme Court Leaves Half-Time Overtime Compensation Untouched
February 25, 2011

Seventh Circuit Allows Plaintiffs to Proceed with Federal Collective and State Wage and Hour Class Actions in the Same Lawsuit
February 22, 2011

FMLA Insights: An Employer's FMLA "To Do" List for 2011 - Podcast No. 19
February 9, 2011

A New Twist on “Protected Concerted Activity” Under the NLRA?
February 7, 2011

A Big Week for Big Labor
February 1, 2011

U.S. Supreme Court Approves Retaliation Claim By Fiancée Of Complaining Employee
January 26, 2011

Dodd-Frank Meaningfully Expands Whistleblower Protection
January 19, 2011

Discrimination Charge Filings Hit Record Levels for 2010; Recoveries for Charging Parties Also Sets Record
January 12, 2011

UAW Issues “Principles for Fair Union Elections”
January 7, 2011

Under the NLRB’s Newly Proposed Rule, Employers Must Post a Notice of Employee Rights Under the NLRA
December 22, 2010

FMLA Insights: GINA and the FMLA - Podcast No. 18
December 7, 2010

Wage & Hour Insights: Salary Deductions of Exempt Employees
November 29, 2010

Wisconsin Law Prohibiting Captive Audience Speeches Struck Down as Preempted by Federal Labor Law
November 22, 2010

EEOC Issues Final Rule for Title II of GINA
November 15, 2010

Union and Non-Union Employers Take Note: The NLRB Has Your Social Media Policy In Its Crosshairs
November 11, 2010

NLRB Changes Its Approach to Allow for Electronic Unfair Labor Practice Notices and Daily Compound Interest on Backpay Awards
November 3, 2010

FMLA Insights: Recertification - Podcast No. 17
October 28, 2010

Federal Appeals Court Rules that Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Does Not Apply to Promotion Claims
October 15, 2010

Auto-Forwarding Employee E-mails Presents Risk Under Federal Wiretap Act
October 13, 2010

Compensability of Time Spent Donning and Doffing and Pre and Post-Shift Activities Continues to Divide the Courts
October 7, 2010

NLRB General Counsel's New Guidelines Regarding Injunctive Relief: Is this "EFCA Lite"?
October 7, 2010

EEOC Files Lawsuit Claiming Obesity Discrimination
October 5, 2010

The Office of Disability and Employment Policy Releases a “Return-to-Work” Toolkit for Employers and Employees
October 5, 2010

FMLA Insights: "Can I Contact an Employee's Doctor Directly?" - Podcast No. 16
September 28, 2010

Senate Vote on Paycheck Fairness Act May Be Imminent
September 22, 2010

NLRB Poised to Advance EFCA Through Reversal of Key Board Decisions
September 3, 2010

FMLA Insights: Medical Certifications - Why, When and How? - Podcast No. 15
August 26, 2010

New Illinois Law Expands Leave For Military Families
August 13, 2010

Seventh Circuit Decision Reminds Employers to Comply With More Favorable State Wage and Hour Laws
August 11, 2010

New Illinois Law Limits Credit Checks By Employers
August 10, 2010

U.S. Supreme Court - Labor & Employment Decisions (2009-2010 Term)
August 10, 2010

Illinois Governor Signs Wage Theft Enforcement Act
August 5, 2010

FMLA Insights: "An Employee Has Requested FMLA Leave. Now What Do I Do?" - Podcast No. 14
July 30, 2010

Department of Labor Provides Guidance on Break Requirements for Nursing Mothers
July 28, 2010

Patient’s or Customer’s Preferences May Not Be A Defense to Discrimination Claims
July 28, 2010

Seventh Circuit Raises Bar For Illinois Retaliatory Discharge Claims
July 21, 2010

Major Changes to Child Labor Laws Effective July 19, 2010
July 19, 2010

A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2009 – 2010 Term
July 13, 2010

Illinois Minimum Wage Rates Increase on July 1, 2010
July 2, 2010

FMLA Insights: The New DOL Interpretation of "In Loco Parentis" - Podcast No. 13
June 30, 2010

DOL Issued its Second Administrator’s Interpretation that Alters the Definition of “Clothes” Under the FLSA
June 23, 2010

DOL Permits FMLA Leave for Gay Parents and Others Caring For a Child
June 23, 2010

DOL Requires Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to Post Notice Informing Employees of Their Rights to Join a Union and Engage in Concerted Activity
June 22, 2010

In “Sexting” Case, Supreme Court Unanimously Supports Employer’s Search of Employee’s Text Messages, But Refuses to Announce a Rule For All
June 17, 2010

Supreme Court Hands Down Blockbuster Decision Invalidating Two-Member NLRB Decisions; Effect for Employers Remains Uncertain
June 17, 2010

New Wisconsin Employee Misclassification Bills
June 2, 2010

FMLA Insights: The Intersection of Worker’s Compensation Benefits and FMLA Leave - Podcast No. 12
May 26, 2010

Wage & Hour Talk Podcast: "Should Your Unpaid Interns Actually Be Paid?"
May 26, 2010

High Court Decision Addresses Disparate Impact
May 25, 2010

High Court Says Arbitrators Cannot Decide Class Claims Unless Arbitration Agreement Specifically Says So – Does this Apply to Employment Claims?
May 6, 2010

Employee Demoted Upon Return From Maternity Leave Cannot Raise an FMLA Claim
May 5, 2010

DOL Proposes New Compliance Burdens on Employers
May 4, 2010

FMLA Insights: "Can We Demote or Terminate an Employee During FMLA Leave?" - Podcast No. 11
April 28, 2010

DOL Issues Fact Sheet to Help Determine Whether to Pay Interns
April 25, 2010

Financial Advisor Deployed to Iraq Awarded $1.6 Million Under USERRA
April 20, 2010

Court Finds Employer Improperly Accessed Employee’s E-mails Sent Via Company Computer
April 15, 2010

Female Co-Workers’ Breast Size Comments May Be Sex Harassment
April 13, 2010

Supreme Court to Hear Argument in Employee “Sexting” Case
April 12, 2010

Court Finds Headhunters Exempt From Overtime Pay
April 7, 2010

Court Finds Employer’s Failure to Investigate Employee’s Alleged Harassment Complaints Could Be Retaliation
April 5, 2010

FMLA Insights: "Is March Madness Really A Serious Health Condition?" - Podcast No. 10
March 31, 2010

Health Care Reform Act Mandates Breaks For Nursing Mothers
March 30, 2010

President Obama Makes Key NLRB and EEOC Appointments
March 29, 2010

U.S. Department of Labor to Issue Broad New Interpretations of Wage and Hour Laws
March 25, 2010

Temporary Total Disability Benefits Remain Intact Even After Termination for Conduct Unrelated to the Injury
March 18, 2010

Appellate Court Declines Employer’s Request To Extend Noncompete Period
March 16, 2010

Appeals Court Cites Sales Rep’s “Strategic Planning” Role In Overtime Ruling
March 12, 2010

Federal Appeals Court Limits Reach of Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
March 10, 2010

Supervisors Beware! Court Decision Broadens the Scope of Individual Liability Under FMLA
March 8, 2010

FMLA Insights: Administering FMLA Leave for Pregnancy Issues - Podcast No. 9
February 24, 2010

RIF’ed Employee May Take FMLA Retaliation Claim To Jury
February 17, 2010

Craig Becker’s Nomination to the NLRB Defeated in Senate
February 10, 2010

Key Moves on President Obama's Labor Nominees
February 5, 2010

Seventh Circuit Nixes Mixed-Motive Theory for ADA Discrimination Claims
January 29, 2010

FMLA Insights: "OK, 12 Weeks Are Up. Can We Terminate Employment Now?" - Podcast No. 8
January 27, 2010

Franczek Radelet to hold Labor/Employment Seminar
January 10, 2010

New FTC Guidance Highlights Need For Effective Social Media Policies
January 8, 2010

ADA Update: Franczek Radelet Suggests Changes to Proposed ADA Regulations
January 1, 2010

FMLA Insights: "Bah, Hambug! What Do I Do When My Employees Are Home for the Holidays?" - Podcast No. 7
December 30, 2009

FMLA Insights: FMLA Military Family Leave Amendments - Podcast No. 6
November 25, 2009

Employer's Shifting Explanations For Termination Entitle Plaintiff To Trial On Retaliation Claim
November 18, 2009

Employers Must Post The New "Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law" Poster
November 10, 2009

Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Non-Compete Without Requiring a Showing of Legitimate Business Interest
November 6, 2009

Special Education Teacher May Sue for Retaliation Under the ADA and Rehabilitation Act
October 30, 2009

FMLA Insights: - Can We Require Employees to Take a Light Duty Assignment in Lieu of FMLA Leave? - Podcast No. 5
October 28, 2009

UPDATE: President Obama Signs Law Expanding FMLA For Military Families
October 28, 2009

Appeals Court Revives Employee’s Claim That He Was Regarded As Disabled
October 26, 2009

Congress Expands FMLA Leave For Military Families
October 23, 2009

New EEOC Guidance on Pandemic Flu Issues Under The ADA
October 22, 2009

Illinois Poised to Add to the Already Complex Web of Regulations Employers Face When Using the Federal E-Verify Program
October 15, 2009

Congress Considers Overturning Supreme Court’s Pro-Employer Age Bias Decision and Setting Low Burden of Proof for All Federal Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
October 13, 2009

DHS Rescinds No-Match Rule
October 9, 2009

Employee Who Took Employer’s Business Information Did Not Violate the CFAA
October 9, 2009

Webinar : ADA Update - What the EEOC’s Regulatory and Litigation Initiatives Mean for Employers
October 8, 2009

Employee Can Advance FMLA Claim Even Though Leave Not Taken
October 6, 2009

Sears Settles ADA Lawsuit with the EEOC for a Record $6.2 Million Regarding Its Workers Compensation Leave Policy
October 1, 2009

FMLA Insights: "Is it True that Employers Can't Contact a Health Care Provider to Clarify a Medical Certification?" - Podcast No. 4
September 30, 2009

Now Available - A Review of the Supreme Court's 2008-2009 Term
September 30, 2009

Crain's Chicago Business Names James C. Franczek, Jr. to its List of "Who's Who in Chicago Business"
September 28, 2009

Illinois Limits Texting and Cell Phone Use While Driving
September 24, 2009

EEOC Claims Jewel-Osco Violated ADA By Firing Employees After Full Year of Disability Leave
September 22, 2009

Appeals Court OK's "Mixed Motive" FMLA Claim
September 10, 2009

Court Clears Way for Federal Contractor E-Verify Program to Take Effect Today
September 8, 2009

Preparing for the Flu (Including 2009 H1N1)
September 1, 2009

For First Time in Decades, Wisconsin State Court Blue-Pencils Non Compete Agreement
August 27, 2009

New Illinois Law Expands Employment Rights For Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
August 27, 2009

FMLA Insights: "Do We Really Need to Worry About the FMLA for Short Absences?" - Podcast No. 3
August 26, 2009

Congress Considers Extending Military Leave Rights Under the FMLA
August 18, 2009

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Furloughs, and Reducing Employee Pay and Hours
August 12, 2009

A Single Informal Complaint To A Supervisor Alleging Discrimination Constitutes "Protected Activity" For Purposes of Retaliation Claims
August 11, 2009

Jeff Nowak featured in Daily Labor Report article on President Obama's Labor and Employment Initiatives
August 6, 2009

Employer May Raise Defense that an Employee is Ineligible for FMLA Leave Even After Leave is Given
July 30, 2009

FMLA Insights: Can We Require a Doctor's Note for Each FMLA Absence? - Podcast No. 2
July 29, 2009

Court Suggests That Employers Should Impose Tangible Discipline in Response to Workplace Harassment
July 29, 2009

Appeals Court Reverses ADA Class Certification
July 28, 2009

Card Check Provision Cut From EFCA?
July 17, 2009

EEOC Issues Severance Agreement Guide For Employees
July 16, 2009

Court Denies Third-Party Retaliation Claims Under Title VII
July 14, 2009

Crain's article features David Radelet on Obama administration’s work place initiatives
July 14, 2009

Senate Approves Amendment That Blocks Rescinding No-Match Rule
July 13, 2009

Department of Homeland Security Announces Support for Regulation Allowing Federal Contracts to be Awarded Only to Employers Using E-Verify; Rescinds No-Match Rule
July 10, 2009

U.S. Supreme Court - Labor & Employment Decisions (2008 - 2009 Term)
July 9, 2009

Court Rules FMLA Claim Not Barred by Collectively Bargained Arbitration Agreement
July 8, 2009

A Review of the Supreme Court's 2008 - 2009 Term
July 1, 2009

Employers to Continue to use Current I-9 Form
July 1, 2009

Supreme Court: City Violated Title VII By Rejecting Test Results To Avoid Disparate Impact Claims
June 30, 2009

Court Rules Employer Violated FMLA By Requiring Doctor's Note Within 3 Days
June 26, 2009

FMLA Insights: "We didn't designate a leave of absence as FMLA Leave" - Podcast No. 1
June 22, 2009

Bipartisan Leaders Call for Higher Bar for Illinois Schools
June 18, 2009

High Court Nixes "Mixed Motive" Instructions in Age Discrimination Cases
June 18, 2009

EEOC Recommends Best Practices to Prevent Caregiver Discrimination
June 16, 2009

Sally Scott Quoted by American Medical News on Medical Practice Layoffs
June 8, 2009

Employer Mandated Days Off During Holiday Week Do Not Affect Exempt Status Under State Wage Law
June 2, 2009

Sotomayor Nominated to Succeed Souter on U.S. Supreme Court
May 26, 2009

Shift Toward Importance of "Entrepreneurial Opportunity" in Test for Classifying Independent Contractors Under Labor Law
May 21, 2009

Congress Considers Bill Mandating Paid Sick Days
May 19, 2009

Supreme Court Rules For AT&T In Pregnancy Discrimination Case
May 19, 2009

Opinion Letter Clarifies When Employees Must Give Notice of Unforeseen FMLA Leave
May 11, 2009

Sally J. Scott Interviewed on Workplace Violence
May 6, 2009

Courts of Appeals Reach Different Conclusion Regarding Whether Two-Member NLRB Properly Constituted
May 5, 2009

Obama Selects Mary Beth Maxwell for Department Of Labor Post
May 5, 2009

Ron Kirk: No Need to Renegotiate NAFTA
May 5, 2009

Survey Shows Tough Economy Leads to Increased Work Hours, Delayed Retirement
May 5, 2009

OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Epidemic
May 1, 2009

Illinois Supreme Court Rules that Employers Are Strictly Liable for Harassment by Supervisors
April 28, 2009

DOL: 12 Percent of Employees Perform Work at Home on Average Day
April 22, 2009

The Wall Street Journal: Congress Moves to Squash Pay for Performance
April 21, 2009

The Washington Post: What if Green Jobs Don't Pay?
April 21, 2009

CBS News: Unions Join Forces on Immigration
April 21, 2009

Roberts Court to Hear Oral Arguments in First Employment Discrimination Case
April 21, 2009

Supreme Court Rules That Collective Bargaining Agreement Can Waive Employee Rights Under ADEA
April 21, 2009

EFCA Supporters, Opponents, Agree on Dislike of “Third Way"
April 14, 2009

Management and Employees Seek Legal Advice in Harsh Economic Times
April 14, 2009

Reunification Talks for American Labor
April 14, 2009

Privately-Held Contractor Held Liable in Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Claim
April 9, 2009

Labor Department Opinion Letters Caution Against Docking Pay of Exempt Employees Due to Downturns
April 8, 2009

Arbitrator: EEOC violated the Fair Labor Standards Act
April 7, 2009

Managed Bankruptcies Likely for GM, Chrysler
April 7, 2009

Rhetoric, Debate Continue on Employee Free Choice Act
April 7, 2009

Roberts Court Considers First Race Discrimination Case
April 7, 2009

Study: The Disappearing Defined Benefit Pension and its Potential Impact on the Retirement Incomes of Boomers
April 7, 2009

The Republic Windows Saga Continues
April 7, 2009

Miami Herald: Women, Minorities Fear Being Left out of Stimulus Projects
March 31, 2009

A Face-Off for Jobs - Young v. Old as Opportunities Wane
March 31, 2009

As EFCA Support Weakens, Possible Alternatives Surface
March 31, 2009

Government Accountability Probe Uncovers Errors by Department of Labor
March 31, 2009

Government Stimulus Projects Include Wage Requirements
March 31, 2009

New Union Forms after UNITE HERE Split
March 31, 2009

Senator Arlen Specter Will Not Support Employee Free Choice Act; Support for the Bill Weakening
March 31, 2009

Companies Propose Alternatives to the Employee Free Choice Act
March 24, 2009

Elaine L. Chao Editorial: Two Steps Back on Labor Rights
March 24, 2009

Federal Court Upholds Validity of Two-Member NLRB Quorum
March 24, 2009

Pennsylvania, Colorado and Arkansas (and their Senators): Battleground Over the Employee Free Choice Act
March 24, 2009

SEIU Faces Fight With Its Own Employees Over Layoffs
March 24, 2009

Study: Arbitration Before the American Arbitration Association
March 24, 2009

Employee Free Choice Act is Introduced in House, Senate
March 17, 2009

GM-UAW Savings Said to Be $1 Billion
March 17, 2009

More Workers Cite Age Bias After Layoff
March 17, 2009

Much at Stake for "Swing" Legislators in Coming Vote on Employee Free Choice Act
March 17, 2009

AFL-CIO Gathers at Posh Florida Hotel Where Labor Department Chief Hilda Solis Gives Impassioned Speech
March 10, 2009

Biden to AFL-CIO: "Let's Dance"
March 10, 2009

EEOC Charges Sharply Up In 2008
March 10, 2009

Employee Free Choice Act Introduced Today in House and Senate
March 10, 2009

Employers Attempt To Avoid Layoff Notice Rules
March 10, 2009

Point, Counter-Point on the Employee Free Choice Act
March 10, 2009

Temporary Contract Workers Protest at Microsoft, Prompting Talk of Unionization
March 10, 2009

Unemployment Continues To Rise
March 10, 2009

Unions Pushing Their Agenda in Virginia
March 10, 2009

Update on the Employee Free Choice Act
March 6, 2009

White Employees Allowed to Sue for Alleged Discrimination Based Upon Association with Black Co-Workers
March 5, 2009

Business Economists Mixed on Stimulus Efforts
March 3, 2009

Considering Whether to Extend Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Statute of Limitations Rule to Seventies-era Pregnancy Discrimination
March 3, 2009

Debate Over Card Check Continues
March 3, 2009

Further Update on the Republic Windows Saga
March 3, 2009

In Obama, Labor Finds the Support It Expected
March 3, 2009

Liberal Bloggers Unite with Unions to Influence Democrats
March 3, 2009

Senate Confirms Solis as Labor Secretary
March 3, 2009

Universities Ending Licensing Deals with Apparel Maker Due to Labor Issues
March 3, 2009

Ban on Political Payroll Deductions by Local Governments Does Not Violate First Amendment
March 2, 2009

Advisor to Lead Obama's Auto Industry Task Force Has Union Background
February 24, 2009

Battle Over Card Check Bill Heats Up
February 24, 2009

Labor pushes on NAFTA
February 24, 2009

New Legislation Would Bar Arbitration Agreements with Employees
February 24, 2009

Employee Employed Less than 12 Months Qualifies as FMLA Plaintiff
February 20, 2009

Construction Industry Trade Groups Condemn Obama’s Executive Order on Project Labor Agreements
February 17, 2009

Epstein Makes Case Against Card Check
February 17, 2009

Milwaukee County Judge Halts City's Sick Pay Ordinance
February 17, 2009

President of Federal Employees Union Sees Partnership Opportunities, Hope in Obama Administration
February 17, 2009

Stimulus Bill Provisions Aid Workers, Unemployed
February 17, 2009

COBRA Changes Included in Proposed Economic Stimulus Legislation
February 10, 2009

Economy Sheds 598,000 Jobs in January
February 10, 2009

Is a Split Ahead for UNITE-HERE?
February 10, 2009

Labor Department Nominee Faces More Roadblocks
February 10, 2009

Law Professors Debate Whether EFCA Would Be Constitutional
February 10, 2009

President Obama Issues Executive Order on Project Labor Agreements
February 10, 2009

President Obama Issues Executive Order on Project Labor Agreements
February 10, 2009

President Obama Issues Executive Orders Reversing Bush Labor Policies
February 4, 2009

Update: President Obama Signs Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
February 3, 2009

Employee Free Choice Act Moves to the Obama Administration's Back Burner
February 3, 2009

Labor Department Nominee Still Awaiting Confirmation
February 3, 2009

Layoffs Herald a Heyday for Employee Lawsuits
February 3, 2009

Obama Reverses Bush Labor Policies and Establishes Middle Class Task Force
February 3, 2009

Union Infighting Exposes Labor Rift
February 3, 2009

Union Membership Sees Biggest Increase in Years
February 3, 2009

Federal Contractors E-Verify Program Postponed Again
February 2, 2009

Use of New Form I-9 Delayed Until April 3, 2009
February 2, 2009

Just 28% of Americans Call Helping Unions Organize A 'Very Important' Priority For President Obama
January 27, 2009

More Employers Freeze Employee Pay in Deepening Recession
January 27, 2009

President Obama Appoints EEOC Chairman and Vice Chairman
January 27, 2009

Public Pension Wars
January 27, 2009

Senate Passes Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
January 27, 2009

White House Orders Review of all New and Pending Regulations
January 27, 2009

Employers Must Use New Form I-9 By 2/2/09
January 26, 2009

Federal Contractors E-Verify Program Postponed
January 26, 2009

Bush Administration Implements Last Minute DOL Changes Regarding Union Reporting Requirements
January 20, 2009

Current Labor Secretary: Our Workers Deserve Secret Ballots
January 20, 2009

Further Update on the Republic Windows Saga
January 20, 2009

New FMLA Regulations Take Effect
January 20, 2009

Obama Discusses EFCA in Recent Interview with the Washington Post
January 20, 2009

Top NLRB Precedents in Jeopardy Under an Obama Labor Board
January 20, 2009

Unions look to push EFCA while employers, including retailers, are prepared to fight
January 20, 2009

USA Today: Men Losing Jobs at Higher Rate Than Women in Recession
January 20, 2009

New FMLA Regulations Take Effect Today
January 16, 2009

Chicago Tribune: Americans with Disabilities Act Now Applies to More People
January 13, 2009

New York Times: Bill Easing Unionizing is Under Heavy Attack
January 13, 2009

Associated Press: Democrats Strike Early with Labor Rights Bills
January 13, 2009

SEIU Announces Major Campaign
January 13, 2009

Update on the Republic Windows Saga
January 13, 2009

Minimum Wage Increase in 11 States (Not Including Illinois)
January 9, 2009

DOL's New FMLA Forms Flawed
January 8, 2009

Wall Street Journal: Concessions Foreshadow a Tough Year for Unions
January 6, 2009

Wall Street Journal: The Senate Goes Wobbly on Card Check
January 6, 2009

Washington Post: Under Bush, OSHA Mired in Inaction
January 6, 2009

Americans With Disabilities Act Claims Likely to Increase
January 6, 2009

California Wage Law Applies to Nonresidents Who Perform Work in State
January 6, 2009

FMLA Webinar now available on demand
January 6, 2009

Secretary of Labor Nominee Hilda Solis as a Huffington Post Blog Contributor
January 6, 2009

The Obama Administration's Labor Agenda and Outgoing Labor Secretary Chao's Legacy
January 6, 2009

Holiday Break
December 30, 2008

OSHA Announces that PPE and Training Violations Can Result in Per-Instance Citations
December 29, 2008

President-Elect Obama Selects California Congresswoman Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor
December 23, 2008

Republic Windows Aftermath: the Prospect of Empowered Workers and the Company’s Most Recent Response
December 23, 2008

State Budget Woes Lead to Fire Dept. Cutbacks, Pension Reductions and Potential Changes to OT and Break Time Laws
December 23, 2008

States' funds for jobless are drying up
December 23, 2008

The AFL-CIO's Recommendations for the Obama Administration
December 23, 2008

"And" Really Means "Or": the Illinois Supreme Court Rules on Card Check Legislation
December 22, 2008

Fortune: Will unions be Obama's "gays in military" moment?
December 22, 2008

FMLA "To Do" List: Prepare Your Workplace for New Regulations Effective January 16, 2009
December 19, 2008

FMLA "To Do" List: Prepare Your Workplace for New Regulations Effective January 16, 2009
December 19, 2008

President-Elect Obama Selects California Congresswoman Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor
December 19, 2008

Applicant Denied Job Based Upon Legal Drug Use Revealed in Pre-Employment Test May Have Claim Under ADA
December 18, 2008

Failure to Keep Accurate Time Records Lowers an Employee's Burden of Proof for Overtime Claims Under the FLSA
December 18, 2008

Chicago Tribune: What does deal for Chicago’s Republic Windows & Doors workers mean?
December 16, 2008

New York Times reports that the Tribune's woes could bring another ESOP flop
December 16, 2008

Battle in Congress deepens over Employee Free Choice Act
December 16, 2008

CNN: Citing bailout, union wants to organize bank workers
December 16, 2008

McDonald’s Opposes Employee Free Choice Act; AFL-CIO Launches Counter-Attack
December 16, 2008

Seventh Circuit Finds No Title VII Liability Due to Limited Authority of Supervisor
December 16, 2008

Supreme Court Considers Pregnancy Discrimination Case
December 16, 2008

Union Linked to Corruption Scandal
December 16, 2008

Update: Chicago Sun-Times reports that Republic Windows & Doors workers agree to end plant sit-in
December 11, 2008

Update: Chicago Tribune reports that Republic Windows & Doors plant sit-in still a stalemate
December 10, 2008

"Day Without A Gay" Protest May Lead to Absences
December 9, 2008

EEOC Charges up 15.2% in FY 2008
December 9, 2008

New Administration's Influence Over Courts Likely Greatest at Appellate, District Court Level
December 9, 2008

Obama Announces Plan to Create Jobs with Massive Infrastructure Projects
December 9, 2008

Sit-In Over Plant Closing Draws Political Attention
December 9, 2008

Supreme Court to Address Non-Title VII Mixed Motive Case
December 9, 2008

Talk Heats Up Around Potential Secretary of Labor Candidates
December 9, 2008

The Employee Free Choice Act - "Card-Checkocracy"
December 9, 2008

Transition Teams Scrutinize Federal Agencies
December 9, 2008

Companies Fine-Tuning Bonus Plans
December 2, 2008

DOL Criticized For Lack Of Enforcement; Changes Likely Under Obama
December 2, 2008

Illinois Treasurer Calls for Consolidation of the Investment Activities of 5 State Pension Funds
December 2, 2008

Ledbetter Fair Pay Act May Be Among Early Obama Victories
December 2, 2008

Liberal Wish Lists Set For Obama Administration
December 2, 2008

Showdown Looms Over 'Card Check' Union Drives
December 2, 2008

Unions Find Obama Agenda Means Jobs Gain, Trade Loss
December 2, 2008

Bush Hits Deadline For "Midnight Regulations"
2008

Democrats Might Rewrite Contractor Law
November 25, 2008

Easing of Pension Rules Sought
November 25, 2008

New FMLA Regulations Take Effect January 2009: Employers Must Act Quickly to Prepare for Change
November 25, 2008

New FMLA Regulations Take Effect January 2009: Employers Must Act Quickly to Prepare for Change
November 25, 2008

Obama Likely to Delay Overhaul of NAFTA
November 25, 2008

President-Elect Obama’s Workplace Agenda
November 25, 2008

With Obama, Unions See Chance to Push Agenda
November 25, 2008

Debates Highlight Differences Over EFCA
November 19, 2008

Department of Labor Issues Final FMLA Rules
November 19, 2008

Heritage Report Provides Counterpoint to Union Arguments for EFCA
November 19, 2008

Labor Gears Up for the Employee Free Choice Act
November 19, 2008

Labor Launches Million Member Mobilization Campaign in Support of EFCA
November 19, 2008

New FMLA Rules Face Uncertain Future
November 19, 2008

Professors Argue That Obama Minimum Wage Hike May Cost Jobs Without Helping Poor
November 19, 2008

Radelet Speaks on Obama Workplace Agenda
November 19, 2008

Seth Harris to Lead Obama Labor and Education Transition Team
November 19, 2008

DOL Issues Final FMLA Rules
November 17, 2008

Cases Highlight Importance of Anti-Harassment Measures
November 11, 2008

DHS Seeks to Lift Injunction Preventing Enforcement of "No Match" Rules
October 29, 2008

Many Employees Entitled to Time Off on Election Day
October 29, 2008

Preparing for the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)
October 28, 2008

Transsexual Plaintiff Wins Title VII Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
October 21, 2008

Court Allows School Employee who Cared for Granddaughter to Pursue FMLA Claims
October 17, 2008

Two Federal District Courts Decide Religious Discrimination Cases Involving Police Officers
October 3, 2008

ADA May Require Businesses to Make Websites Fully Accessible to Visually Impaired Customers
September 30, 2008

Major ADA Amendments Expanding Disability Coverage Coming January 1, 2009
September 30, 2008

Former Employee Who Signed Waiver and Release is Barred from Bringing FMLA Suit
September 23, 2008

Employee May Pursue Religious Discrimination Claim Based on Firing for Sabbath Observance
August 18, 2008

Employer's Disclosure May Constitute Breach of Promise to Provide Minimal Reference Information
August 14, 2008

A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2007-2008 Term
August 13, 2008

DOL Seeks to Update Its Regulations to Reflect Legislative and Judicial Changes
August 12, 2008

Employers Face Severe Economic Penalties for Failing to Garnish Employees' Wages in Connection with Familial Support Orders
August 11, 2008

Seventh Circuit Rules Ineligible Employee Can Sue Based on Employer's Handbook Statements
July 30, 2008

Improving EEO Practices Can Reduce Liability
July 14, 2008

Part-Time Employee's Prorated Salary Forfeits Exemption Under FLSA
July 14, 2008

Court Limits Employer Ability to Obtain Employee Text Messages from Employer-Issued Pagers

Appeals Court Rules that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act Prohibits Abortion Discrimination
June 27, 2008

Court Affirms Arbitration Award Reinstating Employees Fired Due to "No-Match" Letters
June 27, 2008

Supreme Court Decides Preemption Issue in Favor of Employers
June 23, 2008

EEOC Challenges Employer’s Arbitration Program as Retaliatory, Parties Agree to Clarifications, Concessions
June 16, 2008

Supreme Court Decides Two Age Discrimination Cases, with Mixed Results for Employers
June 16, 2008

EEOC Letter Provides Guidance on PTSD
June 13, 2008

Supreme Court Rejects Public Employee's "Class of One" Equal Protection Claim
June 13, 2008

New OSHA Rule: Employers Must Pay for Personal Protective Equipment
June 9, 2008

Court Upholds Employer's Rejection of Employees' Requests for FMLA Leave
June 6, 2008