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The negotiated workplace protections protect employer’s drug-free, zero tolerance and drug testing policies.
Starting July 1st, in Illinois, you will be ticketed for using your cell phones, for any reason, while driving.
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Starting on January 1, 2020, Illinois residents 21 years old and over will be able to purchase 30 grams of marijuana for recreational use.
The 2016 Borrower Defense To Repayment Regulations (the “BDR Regulations”) were published in November 2016, but implementation was stayed until 2018.
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.
As summer approaches, recent changes to the tests as to whether Fair Labor Standards Act (wages/overtime) applies to interns are worth revisiting. The Department of Labor examines the “economic reality” of the relationship and who derives the primary benefit from that relationship to determine whether the intern should be paid as an employee.
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.
On March 7, 2019, The Department of Labor released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that focuses on updating the minimum salary requirement for the FLSA white collar exemptions.
Rathje Woodward advises clients on a broad range of employment and labor matters, including compliance, policies and procedures, internal investigations, administrative proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations and disputes, union avoidance policies and litigation defense.
On April 12, 2019, Scott Pointner and James Arrigo, attorneys in Rathje Woodward’s condominium/homeowner association practice group, will be speakers at the Annual Legal Forum sponsored by the Community Association Institute (CAI) at the Abbington Banquet Hall in Wheaton, IL