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Wrongful Discharge Claims In Illinois

Wrongful Discharge The wrongful discharge claims against McDonalds are gaining nationwide attention.  These cases are interesting as they seek to impose liability on a franchisor (as opposed to just the franchisee). In Illinois, employers may not terminate, demote, refuse to …

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Class and Collective Action Waivers WERE Unenforceable In Employment Agreements

Note:  The law has been changed and therefore this posting no longer states the current state of the law.   The Seventh Circuit decided Lewis v. Epic Systems on May 26, 2016. This is a significant case that holds that …

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Arbitration Clauses In Employment Contracts In Illinois

The enforceability of arbitration agreements in Illinois courts was discussed in this article written by Mr. Fish that was published in the Illinois State Bar Association’s newsletter governing alternative dispute resolution. Click here for article on the enforceability of arbitration clauses …

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Fish’s Published Article Regarding The Constitutionality Of Drug Testing

Can my employer fire me for failing a drug test? We get this question a lot.   There are special rules for public employers. To read an article relative to firefight drug testing that one of our labor and employment lawyers …

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Fish’s Article: Local government Web sites and the First Amendment

To read one of our Chicago-area labor lawyer’s article about Internet sites and the First Amendment, click below.   Local government Web sites and the First Amendment, Government Law, November 2001, Vol. 38, No. 3

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