7th Circuit

  • 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...

  • 7th Circuit

    Employees Take RAC To Court Over Psychological Testing

  • 7th Circuit

    Religious Disputes Heat Up In The Workplace

  • 7th Circuit

    Lead Pigment Case Breaks Legal Ground In Wisconsin

  • 7th Circuit

    FCC Begins To Revamp Media Cross-Ownership Rules

  • 7th Circuit

    FCC Begins To Revamp Media Cross-Ownership Rules

  • 7th Circuit

    Family Groups Come Down On Gay Games' Sponsors

  • 7th Circuit

    FedEx Independent Contractors Sue For Employee Benefits

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.