Recently, a large contractor retained Rathje Woodward to file a complaint and seek a temporary restraining order following the resignation of a key employee who joined a competitor.
The firm secured summary judgment worth over $2 million in Owners Ins. Co. v. Seamless Gutter Corp., an insurance coverage dispute pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
The National Labor Relations Board made it easier, Friday, January 25, 2019, for companies to treat their workers as independent contractors excluded from federal labor protections.
The Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois Senate voted to override Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of proposed changes to the Illinois Equal Pay Act.
Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2019-02 The Executive Order directs the Illinois Department of Labor to review all pending wage cases.
SB 38 sponsored by Sen. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake). The legislation changes Illinois statutes regarding sexual harassment. This bill is currently working its way through the Illinois legislature.