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EEOC changing rules on disseminating business info, prompting worries for employers

Carrie Bradon Mar. 31, 2016, 2:30pm

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has recently added procedures that could force employers to release position statements and non-confidential attachments to those accusing them of wrongdoing - potentially including labor unions - on request. These changes in normal procedure have created a sense of concern for employers, as they contemplate what kinds of information could be disclosed by federal regulators.

Cook County lobbyists were paid $2.95 million to lobby county officials in 2015, most ever, report says

Carrie Bradon Mar. 15, 2016, 3:55pm

According to a report recently released by Cook County Clerk David Orr, 2015 marked a banner year for Cook County lobbyists.

Illinois State Bar Association requests rule change to let law students work in private practice

Carrie Bradon Feb. 28, 2016, 11:51pm

Recently, the Illinois State Bar Association requested an amendment at the Illinois Supreme Court level, asking that legislation be reformed to allow law students more hands-on training, thus making them more equipped for the nature of working in law.