Termination: Caseworker’s Claim She Was Forced Out Doesn’t Play

Oct 28, 2015

In the case of an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) worker, the U.S. 7th Circuit court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin—recently gave employers a “twofer”: guidance on when a fitness-for-duty exam may be required and a primer on what constitutes “constructive discharge.”

The complete article originally appeared on HR.BLR.com.

SLB-black-and-whiteThis article was written by Steven L. Benneman who is a partner at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. He can be reached at sbrenneman@fslc.com.