A federal judge says the family of a woman who died eight days after falling out of a wheelchair while disembarking from an Alaska Airlines aircraft in Milwaukee can't sue the airline in Illinois court.
The parent company of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park is arguing hospital workers had plenty of advance notice the facility was closing, contrary to a suit by the workers that alleges employees were "blindsided" when the owners abruptly shut down, allegedly violating federal labor law.
Alsip-based food product development company Griffith Foods is facing a class action suit filed by a former machine operator who claims the company illegally collected and stored his biometric data by requiring workers to scan their fingerprints when punching the clock.
Forest Park psychiatric care facility Riveredge Hospital has been hit with a class action accusing it of violating Illinois' biometric privacy law in the way it required workers to scan fingerprints to punch in and out of work shifts
A Rosewood Care Center certified nursing assistant is suing the health care facility's owners for violating an Illinois state biometrics privacy law in the way it requires workers to scan fingerprints when punching in and out of work shifts.
A former employee at auto parts manufacturer and supplier Flex-N-Gate has filed a class action complaint against the company, claiming its storage of his fingerprint scan through a biometric time clock violates an Illinois biometrics privacy law.
A former Groupon vice president and his current employer are facing a lawsuit seeking to stop the ex-VP from soliciting Groupon employees to join him at his new employer, actions Groupon alleges are in breach of an agreement with Groupon.
One of the leading providers of shared office space has been hit with a class action under an Illinois biometrics privacy law, claiming the company violated the rights of workers in Chicago in using facial recognition to "monitor" those using its workspaces.
Several paint companies, which are facing a class action by a group of parents, have told the Illinois Supreme Court they should not have to pay for children's mandatory lead screenings, because Medicaid paid for the tests, not the parents.
An Illinois biometrics privacy law, which has been used to target employers across the state who require workers to scan fingerprints when punching the clock, has now been turned against a subsidiary of ecommerce giant Amazon, which provides cloud data hosting services for those employers and many other companies
Two truck drivers had asked a judge to disqualify Chicago city lawyers they say are allowing O'Hare Airport officials to threaten and harass them in an attempt to get them to drop their lawsuit over retaliation for refusing to perform political work for Chicago city officials.