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Lessons for Employers from IDPH, Cook County, and Chicago Stay-At-Home Advisories

Coronavirus Labor & Employment

As the Illinois COVID-19 positivity rate continues to rise, the Illinois Department of Public Health, Cook County, and the City of Chicago have asked the public to limit activities outside the home to essential activities as we head into the Thanksgiving holiday. Unlike the stay-at-home orders from this Spring, these recommendations are “advisory” in […]

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Proper Equipment and Supervision Saves Illinois School District from Cheerleading Claim

K-12 Education

Also authored by Mikaila John* The Illinois Appellate Court recently issued a decision that reminds school leaders of the importance proper equipment and supervision can play in defending against lawsuits for injuries in athletics and activities. In Biancorosso v. Troy Community Consolidated School District, a sixth-grade student was injured while performing a stunt during a […]

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