A Pennsylvania man is asking a federal judge to order DeVry University to pay at least $450,000 in arbitration fees so an arbitrator can hear allegations the school misled graduates into believing their DeVry degree would easily land them well-paying jobs, resulting in an estimated $250 million in claims against the school.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled a worker can continue a discrimination claim against the owner of several Ashley’s Furniture franchise stores, despite naming the employer incorrectly on his complaints.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is poised to become the first appeals court in the country to decide whether a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision could stop additional plaintiffs from joining class action lawsuits in states where they don't live.
Scott Cruz, Member in Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment group, recently appeared on WGN Chicago and WBBM Noon Business Hour Chicago to discuss the recent passing of a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois, how that will affect employer’s drug policies, and more.
CHICAGO – A federal judge has rejected a request from defunct supermarket chain Dominick's Finer Foods to force a union to give it a credit against its employee pension contributions, worth $9 million.
A Cook County judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Cicero tow truck operator against Cicero's politically-connected town lawyer, which accused the lawyer of sabotaging the tow operator's contract with the town of Cicero, when the tow company owner's daughter filed for divorce from the lawyer.
The Obama Foundation and its supporters in Chicago City Hall have notched a big win in the battle over whether to build a museum paying homage to the legacy of former President Barack Obama, as a judge dismissed the legal challenge to the plan to build the museum in Chicago's Jackson Park.
A state appeals panel has ruled Skokie wrongly denied a firefighter free lifetime health insurance benefits, saying it didn't matter the firefighter continued on the job in the same capacity after he was diagnosed with an aneurysm, nearly a year before he allegedly suffered symptoms following a work incident