November 17, 2017
In most cases, a U.S. citizen seeking to “sponsor” a foreign relative must file an affidavit of support on USCIS form I-864. A court in California recently held that a foreign spouse may enforce the affidavit of support in a divorce proceeding.
October 2, 2017
A cab ride gone badly wrong provided an Illinois appellate court the opportunity to expound on legal claims of negligent hiring, supervision, and training.
September 1, 2017
The Illinois Human Rights Act was recently amended to address clothing and facial hair issues connected with religion.
July 19, 2017
Employees sometimes think taking FMLA leave insulates them from an adverse employment action. Not so, as a couple of recent cases make clear.
July 19, 2017
It’s a bad ideafor lawyers to threaten to call immigration authorities to gain advantage overanother party. In 1995, plaintiff JoseArnulfo Arias went to work as a milker for Angelo Dairy. Three Angelos ownedand operated the dairy: Luis, Maria, and...
July 18, 2017
US Citizenship and Immigration Services released a revised versionof Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification on July 17, 2017. On September18, 2017, employers must use the revised form with a revision date of 07/17/17N. USCIS revised the Form I-9...
June 15, 2017
General Mills announced it was terminating about 850 employees. Thirty-three employees who signed releases sued and requested a declaratory judgment that the releases were not “knowing and voluntary.” They also brought collective and individual ADEA claims.
May 18, 2017
Allways East Transportation, Inc., 365 NLRB No. 71 (2017) is a recent case which provides a good discussion of labor law successorship issues.