Non-traditional bargaining points, including "common good" affordable housing and other social justice demands are among the sticking points keeping City Hall and Chicago Teachers Union from a strike-ending deal. But the city and others question whether contract talks are the place to deal with such political questions.
An Illinois appeals panel has ruled the owners of a now-closed Near West Side bar cannot be sued for a "targeted" murder that took place there because the slaying was not a foreseeable event. To rule otherwise, the justices said, would essentially require restaurants and bars to hire "round-the-clock security."
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Blue Wolf Capital Partners, LLC in connection with its acquisition of Kirlin Design Build LLC, one of the country’s leading engineering and construction companies focused on large, complex federal and private sector projects.