July 5, 2018
Getting electronic evidence admitted isn’t the intimidating process many lawyers found it to be a decade ago. Two recent Illinois criminal cases discuss a couple of wrinkles and some different technology.
June 27, 2018
In MEMORANDUM GC 18-04, issued June 6, 2018, Peter B. Robb, General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, relaxed somewhat the NLRB’s sometimes nitpicking scrutiny of employee handbook policies.
May 23, 2018
An unidentified writer asked the U.S. Department of Labor for an opinion regarding "[w]hether a non-exempt employee’s 15-minute rest breaks, which are certified by a health care provider as required every hour due to the employee’s serious health condition and are thus covered under the FMLA [Family and Medical Leave Act], are compensable or non-compensable time under the FLSA [Fair Labor Standards Act]."
May 23, 2018
A recent case from the Seventh Circuit provides a useful reminder about removal of a case to federal court.
May 14, 2018
Kenrick Roberts was director of medical programs at MalcolmX College. He reported directly to andworked closely with Dr. Micah Young, the dean of health sciences and careerprograms at Malcolm X and Dr. Mario De La Haye, the associate dean of...
April 27, 2018
Usually, it is up to a court to determine if parties to an agreement have decided to let an arbitrator decide disputes under that agreement. But not always.
April 17, 2018
Can Inventions Related to Cannabis be Protected?
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 15, 2017
What You Need to Know - How Trademarks Related to Cannabis Can be Protected
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.