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Mar 22, 2024

Illinois First District Appellate Court At Odds with the Seventh Circuit on BIPA Coverage

By: Mary T. Yong The Illinois First District Appellate Court recently issued a ruling in National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford and Continental Insurance Company v. Visual Pak Company, Inc. that clarified coverage issues in favor of insurers denying coverage related to claims brought pursuant to the Illinois Biometric Privacy […]

Sep 29, 2023

Employers May Face Sanctions for Employees’ Failure to Preserve Texts on Personal Phones

By: Kristy K. Singler In Miramontes v. Peraton, Inc., No. 3:21-CV-3019-B, 2023 WL 3855603 at *6 (N.D. Tex. June 6, 2023), a federal district court for the N.D. Texas, Dallas Division, addressed if an employer can be deemed liable for an employee’s failure to preserve business-related texts received on the […]

Aug 16, 2023

Summary Judgment Reversed by Seventh Circuit in ADA Accommodation Case

By: Jessica Jackler  In 2018, the EEOC filed suit against Charter Communications, LLC in a Wisconsin federal court alleging disability discrimination for failing to accommodate an employee. The employee worked at a call center for the defendant-employer. Cataracts in both eyes made his vision blurry and made seeing in the […]

Jan 25, 2023

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Ban on All Noncompetes

By: Jessica Jackler On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would ban employers from imposing noncompetes on their workers. The proposed rule would prohibit employers from entering into noncompete clauses with their workers including independent contractors. It would require employers to […]

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