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Native American Heritage Month

Learn more abut Native American Heritage Month here.

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2024 General Primary and General Election Calendar

The General Primary Election on March 19, 2024 will see candidates for State Senator and Representatives in the General Assembly nominated as well as candidates for county office. Those nominated will stand for election on November 5, 2024. Read more here.

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Do Not Forget Your DEI Mission Statement and Related Communications When Conducting a Compliance Review and Assessment

Institutions should include their DEI mission statements and related communications when conducting a compliance review and assessment. Read more here

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Department of Labor’s Proposed “Overtime Rule” Will be Costly and Potentially Disruptive for Higher Education Institutions

The Department of Labor’s proposed rule to raise the income cutoff for overtime pay could potentially disrupt higher education institutions. Read more here.

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Supreme Court Signals That An Employer is Entitled to Ultimate Discretion in Deciding What is Reasonable Workplace Accommodation Under the ADA

The United States Supreme Court has determined that employers are entitled to ultimate discretion in deciding reasonable workplace accommodations under the ADA. Read more here.

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Transportation Benefits Program Act Effective January 1, 2024

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker recently signed the Transportation Benefits Program Act into law, effective January 1, 2024. Read more here.

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Joseph J. Perkoski Serves as Moderator and Panelist at Law Bulletin Conference

Partner Joseph J. Perkoski served as moderator and panelist at the 5th Annual Employment Law Conference sponsored by the Law Bulletin, September 16, 2010. Joseph Perkoski served as facilitator and…

Heidi A. Katz & Maryam T. Brotine present at Clinical Faculty Academy

Heidi A. Katz & Maryam T. Brotine presented “Legal Issues in Clinical Education” at the Clinical Faculty Academy, put on by the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council. Heidi A. Katz &…

Robbins Schwartz Nicholas Lifton & Taylor, Ltd. Named as one of the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago

This award was established to honor companies in each market that recognize employees as their greatest asset. These companies work with imagination and conviction to create organizational value and business…