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Caterpillar secures win in age discrimination case over elimination of benefits package for laid off workers

By Charmaine Little | Sep 15, 2017

A federal judge has bulldozed a lawsuit against Caterpillar, which accused the Peoria-based heavy equipment manufacturer of discriminating against its older workers when it eliminated a supplemental unemployment benefit program for workers laid off at its plant in Joliet.

U.S. Soccer can't use national team players' likenesses for ads without players' association OK, judge says

By Dana Herra | Oct 2, 2015

The United States Soccer Federation must seek approval from its players’ union before allowing sponsors to use players’ likenesses in advertisements, after a federal judge upheld the decision of an arbitrator. U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Kendall ruled Sept. 29 in Chicago to grant the United States National Soccer Team Players Association’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit the Chicago-based U.S. Soccer Federation brought against the players association.

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