January 29, 2018
The FLSA generally requires employers to pay employees for their work. Interns and students, however, may not be “employees” under the FLSA—in which case the FLSA does not require compensation for their work.
January 2, 2018
The Immigration and Nationality Act permits certain nonimmigrants to work in specialty occupations temporarily on H-1B visas.
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.