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JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Lasers in on Upskilling; Firm Hosts Inaugural Advanced Trial Techniques Academy
ackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, recently held the firm’s inaugural Advanced Trial Techniques Academy, a two-day interactive workshop offered to the JL Trial Team, Jackson Lewis’ most experienced trial attorneys, to help them further enhance and refine their courtroom skills.
A federal judge is allowing a Spanish instructor to continue her age discrimination lawsuit against Loyola University for refusing to allow her to interview for a tenure track position, allegedly because she was more than 50 years old.
Employees of supermarket chain Mariano's, owned by Kroger, can move forward with their collective action over claims they were misclassified under fair labor laws and not paid owed overtime.
New IL law boosts protections for nurses, other health workers from violence, liability risk for hospitals, others
CHICAGO – New legislation that was enacted following two high-profile attacks on nurses in 2017 came into effect at the turn of the year.
A Chicago federal judge has burnt a suit by snacks maker Mondelez, which wanted employees to take 24 hours off every seven days to avoid overtime, finding labor law requires bosses let employees rest every seventh day, but also must give them the option of working.
Northbrook opts in to Cook County paid sick leave ordinance, more uncertainty for employers, lawyer says
The village of Northbrook has become the most-recent municipality in Cook County to opt back in to a Cook County ordinance requiring employers in the community, and whose employees work in the community, to provide paid sick leave. And that decision could provide more confusion and burdens for employers in Cook County, says an attorney who specializes in labor law issues.
JACKSON LEWIS PC: Jackson Lewis Named International Legal Technology Association's "Innovative Law Firm of the Year"
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, has received highest honors from the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) as its “Innovative Law Firm of the Year".
LifeTime Fitness settles ex-trainers' wages, whistleblower class action for $700K; lawyers to get $245K
LifeTime Fitness has agreed to pay $700,000 to settle a class action brought by a group of former trainers who sued the fitness chain over back wages and claims the company violated whistleblower laws.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design; Immigration; Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations and Workplace and Employment Counseling.
Appeals court: CTA must negotiate with union before imposing rules to prevent repeat of O'Hare Blue Line derailment
A state appeals court has upheld a ruling forbidding the Chicago Transit Authority from unilaterally imposing new work rules without first negotiating with its workers’ union, even if the new rules are intended to protect public safety – such as rules the CTA implemented to prevent another train derailment similar to the one that resulted in an L train climbing an escalator at O’Hare International Airport.