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Native American Heritage Month

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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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Kenneth M. Florey & Howard A. Metz Conduct IASBO Bidding Workshop

Partners Kenneth M. Florey and Howard A. Metz conducted a Bidding Workshop for IASBO on October 15, 2010. The workshop, “Public Bidding from the Basics to the Advanced,” focused on…

Kenneth M. Florey Presents on Constitutional Challenges to Zoning Ordinances

Partner Kenneth M. Florey presented on “Constitutional Challenges to Zoning Ordinances” on Wednesday, October 6th at the DuPage County Bar Association’s Local Government Committee MCLE program. The session focused on…

Accommodating Filings For The 2011 Consolidated Election

This Law Alert supplements the firm’s 2011 Election Calendar (posted on with guidance concerning the business hours of local election officials during the last weeks of December 2010 –…

DuPage County Bar Association Local Government Committee Appoints Kenneth M. Florey as Chair

Partner Kenneth M. Florey was appointed chair of the DuPage County Bar Association Local Government Committee. The DuPage County Bar Association advances the practice of law and promotes the legal…

Robert E. Riley Presented at 2010-11 IAASE Conference – Leadership & Learning for the 21st Century

Partner Robert E. Riley presented at the 2010-11 IAASE Fall Conference: Leadership & Learning in the 21st Century on September 24, 2010. Mr. Riley spoke on “Teacher and Principal Evaluations…

The Illinois Whistleblower Act – Amended Again

The Illinois Whistleblower Act (the “Act”) (740 ILCS 174/1 et seq.) strikes fear in the hearts of many employers. This is due to the statutory damages associated with employer violations,…

2011 Consolidated Election Calendar

CHANGED DEADLINES ARE QUICKLY APPROACHING THANKS TO RECENT LEGISLATION Public Act 96-1008, which became effective July 6, 2010, has changed many deadlines pertinent to the election responsibilities of board secretaries…

Todd K. Hayden & Susan W. Glover Presented on Public Labor and Employment Issues at IML Conference

Todd K. Hayden & Susan W. Glover presented on “Issues in Public Labor and Employment” at the 97th Annual Conference of the Illinois Municipal League, September 23rd. The presentation included…

Six Attorneys Named in Leading Lawyers Magazine

Six RSNLT attorneys have been named in the current edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine, as a result of being recommended by their peers as the top lawyers in Illinois. The…