7th circuit

  • Illinois Supreme Court Weighs in on Arbitration Agreements

    Anheuser-Busch wanted to find alternative means of resolving employment disputes which uses valuable time and money from a company, providing little benefit in return.

  • Employers Take Advantage of Computer Fraud Law

    Suspicious that Jacob Citrin was misappropriating IAC's proprietary information in his new venture, IAC filed suit against him in 2003 alleging a breach of contract.

  • Craigslist Suit Challenges Immunity of Web Operators

    A federal suit against Web site Craigslist.org for allowing discriminatory housing ads may cause companies to reconsider the extent to which they should leave their sites open to unmonitored posting from the general public.

  • Court Rules Strikebreakers Act Invalid

    Negotiations between the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago and UNITE HERE Local 1 have been at a standstill for the past two years. The union, which comprises nearly 130 housekeepers, cooks, dishwashers and other hotel employees, went on strike in 2003. The sudden lack of workers left the hotel in...

  • Cook County Makes its Judicial Hellhole Debut at No. 2

    Move over Madison and St. Clare counties. There's a new judicial hellhole in the state of Illinois. According to the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA), Cook County, which includes Chicago, tops its neighboring jurisdictions on the 2005 list of judicial hellholes, coming in at No. 2. Formerly the reigning king...

  • United Uses Unique Strategy to Slash Pensions

    United Airlines didn't intend to raise ire of nearly 20,000 flight attendants. But to successfully reorganize and pull itself out of the red, something had to give. And that something was their employees' pension plans, which the airline decided to cut. But cutting pension plans, especially plans under contract with...

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    Employees Take RAC To Court Over Psychological Testing

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    Religious Disputes Heat Up In The Workplace

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    Lead Pigment Case Breaks Legal Ground In Wisconsin

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    FCC Begins To Revamp Media Cross-Ownership Rules

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