Illinois Court Flushes Employee’s Whistleblowing Claim Down the Drain

Apr 29, 2015

In Illinois, at-will employees generally may be discharged at any time. There are limited exceptions to this general rule, including that employees may not be discharged for seeking workers’ compensation benefits or for participating in any investigation or hearing on another employee’s claim for such benefits.

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This article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at [email protected].