December 14, 2017
Arthur Clemens, Jr., sued his employer Qwest Corporation (“Qwest”) for race discrimination and retaliation contrary to Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. A jury awarded damages for back pay and emotional distress, as well as punitive damages.
December 13, 2017
Quality Transportation Services, Inc. v. Thompson Trucking, Inc., 2017 IL App (3d) 160761 involved a contract dispute arising from the language of a transportation brokerage agreement.
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.