Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court: EEOC Must Attempt to Conciliate Claims

Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court: EEOC Must Attempt to Conciliate Claims

By Noah A. Frank – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com Amid much anticipation, the Court unanimously held in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC that under Title VII, the EEOC must attempt to ...

How Illinois Companies Should Protest the  IDES Notice of Determination and Assessment Arising Out of An IDES Audit

How Illinois Companies Should Protest the IDES Notice of Determination and Assessment Arising Out of An IDES Audit

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 ...

How Can Employers Reconcile the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations with Growing “Ban the Box” Laws?

How Can Employers Reconcile the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations with Growing “Ban the Box” Laws?

By Jeffrey Risch and Sara Zorich – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulations (FMCSR) set forth rules and regulations for emplo ...

Minnesota Federal Court is the First to Address Discrimination Claims  Brought Under the Affordable Care Act

Minnesota Federal Court is the First to Address Discrimination Claims Brought Under the Affordable Care Act

By James B. Sherman, Esq., Phoebe A. Taurick, Esq., Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., www.wesselssherman.com In what is believed to be the first case to allege di ...

Right-to-Work: Who’s Got Next?

Right-to-Work: Who’s Got Next?

Beverly Alfon – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com Despite labor's historical stronghold in the Midwest – Indiana, Michigan, Iowa, Tennessee and now, Wisconsin – have become Right ...

Federal Court Does Not Find a Hostile Work Environment Created by JibJab Video

Federal Court Does Not Find a Hostile Work Environment Created by JibJab Video

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 ...

DOL Reports Mixed Results for 2014:  Union Membership Declines in Private Sector but Public Sector Rises

DOL Reports Mixed Results for 2014: Union Membership Declines in Private Sector but Public Sector Rises

By Sara Zorich – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com On January 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its 2014 Union Membership Annual Report. Most notably was a de ...