Oakton Professors’ Age Claims Get Failing Grade

An employer designed its hiring policy to avoid incurring a penalty under Illinois pension law. If the resulting policy shuns certain pension-eligible individuals, does it violate the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? A recent decision by the U.S....

ADA: Injured Worker Commits Error en Route to Shutout in 7th Circuit

Hope and belief are the bedrock of every Cubs fan’s baseball dreams. And while hope and belief might be enough to get people through the inevitable August slump, they aren’t necessarily enough to establish a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)....

Retaliation: 7th Circuit Blows Whistle on Insubordinate Workers

Retaliation claims of the “whistleblower” variety continue to fill court dockets and vex employers. A recent decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) gives you reason for hope.” The complete article originally...