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Fish’s Published Article Regarding Legal Ethics As Evidence

One of our labor and employment lawyers wrote this article:   The Use Of The Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct to Establish The Standard of Care In Attorney Malpractice Litigation: An Illogical Practice, Southern Illinois Univ. Law    

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Chicago, Illinois Minimum Wage Increase

Yesterday, Chicago, Illinois alderman voted  44-to-5 to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2019.  At that same time, Illinois lawmakers announced they were unable to get the votes necessary to call for minimum wage increase. The modification of any minimum …

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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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