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W|B|S WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON SEX DISCRIMINATION AND WRONGFUL TERMINATION CLAIMS
Kerry Saltzman and Aaron Chaet of W|B|S’s Labor and Employment Law Department obtained summary judgment for a client accused of sex discrimination and wrongful termination.
2019 New Employment Laws
Employers in Illinois need to be aware of changes to state and federal employment laws that became effective in 2019. The following is a summary of some of the more important changes.
New Cook County Business Ordinances Scheduled to Take Effect on July 1, 2017
Employers operating in Cook County, Illinois, should be aware that beginning July 1, 2017, they will be required to provide their employees with paid sick leave.
Restricting transgender employees access to restrooms constitutes unlawful discrimination.
WBS Bus. Law Digest
Before beginning the adventure of a new business venture, owners should make sure that they step off on the right foot and make certain that the vehicle they use for the business is working the way they expect.
Managing Professional Liability Litigation Against Accounting Firms
A three-part series discussing the basic components of a professional liability lawsuit brought against an accounting firm and its partners and the factors a firm’s managing partner should take into consideration before and during this type of litigation.
Stop, Look, Listen... and Exercise Independent Judgment:
Common Situations in Which Director Fiduciary Duties Arise
Ready-to-Wear or Custom-Fit
Sizing Up LLC Manager and Member Fiduciary Duties
The Evolving Role Of Lead Directors
The evolution and expansion in the role of designated “lead directors” has been a significant change to corporate boards in recent years.
Looking Before You Leap . . . Into the Boardroom
Take a close look at the expectations and risks of serving as a corporate director today, and also of the qualifications of those currently sitting on the board you’ve been invited to join.