Chicago’s New Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect July 1, 2024

Jun 18, 2024

In an important decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of the employer and clarified that “interfering, restraining, and denying are distinct ways of violating the FMLA.”

U.S. Supreme Court Lowers Bar for Discrimination Claims

Jun 12, 2024

In an important decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of the employer and clarified that “interfering, restraining, and denying are distinct ways of violating the FMLA.”

The FTC Non-Compete Ban: What Employers Should Know

Apr 24, 2024

In an important decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of the employer and clarified that “interfering, restraining, and denying are distinct ways of violating the FMLA.”

2024 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Jan 26, 2024

Fox Swibel is pleased to announce that approximately one third of our partners have been selected to the 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers list, and five attorneys have been selected to the 2023 Illinois Rising Stars list.  In addition, this year associates Brandon Liss and Kenneth Thomas have joined t

Navigating the New Illinois, Cook County, and City of Chicago Paid Leave Laws

Dec 28, 2023

In an important decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of the employer and clarified that “interfering, restraining, and denying are distinct ways of violating the FMLA.”

Best Lawyers in America© 2024

Aug 21, 2023

Fox Swibel is proud to announce over a third of our attorneys have been named in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch©.

Illinois Supreme Court Scans BIPA Menu, Orders Big Fines

May 24, 2023

Illinois employers who use employees’ fingerprints, face scans, or other biometric identifiers to enable workers to access timekeeping, payroll, IT, or other systems have long been on notice that the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) imposes an obligation to obtain an employee’s […]

New Illinois Law Mandates Paid Leave for Employees

Mar 15, 2023

The Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers (PLFAW) Act was passed by the Illinois legislature in January and was signed into law by Governor Pritzker on March 13, 2023. Effective January 1, 2024, it will require nearly all private sector employers in Illinois […]

7th Circuit Clarifies That Discouraging Leave May Violate FMLA

Oct 27, 2022

In an important decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of the employer and clarified that “interfering, restraining, and denying are distinct ways of violating the FMLA.”

Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Aug 22, 2022

Fox Swibel is proud to announce over a third of our attorneys have been named in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch©.

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