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New York City laws to expand scheduling rights for retail, fast food workers, headaches for employers

Zachary Lewis Aug. 8, 2017, 6:00am

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed new laws city officials say will improve the working conditions of the city’s retail and fast food employees, but will limit employers' scheduling flexibility and potentially force them to pay significantly more. And the bills could lead to similar legislation in other parts of the country, including Illinois.

Judge: IL State Police needed only offer other jobs to escape ADA suit brought by ex-trooper with diabetes

Dana Herra Jul. 29, 2016, 1:10pm

A former state trooper placed on restricted duty after a diabetic episode caused her to crash a squad car – and to whom the state offered three alternative positions - has failed in her bid to sue the Illinois State Police for discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.