Illinois Employers Should Not Be Fooled by the  “Two-Weeks’ Notice Myth”

Illinois Employers Should Not Be Fooled by the “Two-Weeks’ Notice Myth”

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq, Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C, St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherman. ...

DART hits a natural gas bullseye!

DART hits a natural gas bullseye!

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has made the move to CNG fueled transit buses.  A bold move helped in part by the public private partnership with Clean Energy Fuels that built the ...

“Ban the Box” Comes to Illinois: Employers Must Now Revise Hiring Practices and Employment Applications

“Ban the Box” Comes to Illinois: Employers Must Now Revise Hiring Practices and Employment Applications

By Jeffrey A. Risch and John J. Lynch – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com   The Illinois “Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act” has been approved by the Illinois legisl ...

An Indiana Dairy Queen is Sued by Legally Blind Employee – and  Company Wins in ADA Case!!

An Indiana Dairy Queen is Sued by Legally Blind Employee – and Company Wins in ADA Case!!

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherma ...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union “Fair Share” Deductions For Public Sector Employees

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union “Fair Share” Deductions For Public Sector Employees

Today, in a 5 to 4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend its previous holdings regarding “fair-share” fees (fees that an employee who refuses to join a union is requi ...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Religious Beliefs Of Business Owner

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Religious Beliefs Of Business Owner

Today, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that closely-held for-profit corporations providing group healthcare to their employees could, on religious grounds, be e ...

Noel Canning Affirmed – Unanimous Supreme Court Invalidates President Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments

Noel Canning Affirmed – Unanimous Supreme Court Invalidates President Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments

On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down President Barack Obama’s controversial 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In NLRB ...