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Changes in Illinois Human Rights Act could bring more claims, lawsuits vs employers, attorney says

By John Sammon | Nov 29, 2018

The recent election of Democrat J.B. Pritzker as governor of Illinois could make the state more employee-friendly through impending changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), and an attorney advises employers should be ready to defend themsevles against more claims and lawsuits.

Roesch Ford sues ex-lawyers, says offered bad advice on pension payments, owe $100K

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 6, 2018

CHICAGO — Clients are suing several Chicago attorneys and law firms, seeking more than $100,000 in damages for alleged breach of duty.

Maryland enacts rules requiring employers to report sex harassment settlements; law could be copied elsewhere

By Tomas Kassahun | Jun 27, 2018

In the wake of enhanced focus across the nation on sexual harassment, Maryland has enacted legislation requiring employers to submit information to the state regarding settlements of sexual harassment claims. And employers outside Maryland should be on the lookout for similar legislation in other states, as well.

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