Adam Wit

Adam Wit

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Illinois Amends the Human Rights Act to Provide Greater Protections Regarding Pregnancy

On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law House Bill 8 (the amendments), which amends the Illinois Human Rights Act (the Act) to provide greater protections to applicants and employees who are or become...more

9/2/2014 - ADA Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Human Rights Job Applicants New Legislation PDA Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination

Illinois Enacts New Law Impacting Inquiries on Criminal Background Checks

On July 19, 2014, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. The new law will restrict the timing of pre-employment...more

7/22/2014 - Background Checks Check the Box Rules Corporate Counsel Criminal Background Checks Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Job Applicants

New Seventh Circuit Decision May Pave the Way for More Stringent Certification Standards in FLSA Collective Actions

In a decision that may significantly impact certification and decertification decisions in FLSA collective actions, a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decertification of a Rule 23 class and...more

2/12/2013 - Back Pay Class Action Class Certification Class Representatives Damages Decertify DOL Dukes v Wal-Mart FLSA Rule 23

NLRB Finds Duty to Bargain About Discipline Even Before Agreement on First Contract

Does an employer have a duty to bargain with a union, prior to the finalization of a first collective bargaining agreement, before imposing discretionary discipline on an employee? According to the National Labor Relations...more

1/2/2013 - Collective Bargaining Duty to Bargain NLRB Union Elections

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