Employers may be Liable for Decisions Made by Third Parties Concerning Transgender Employees

A Federal Court in Texas has issued a ruling that could signal broad effects for employers.  In Baker v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 228 F. Supp. 3d 764, 768 (N.D. Tex. 2017), the Northern District...

Illinois Sick Leave Law Allows Employees To Use Personal Sick Leave Benefits For Family Care

Effective January 1, 2017, the Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act will permit an employee to use personal paid sick leave benefits provided by his/her employer for the illness, injury, or medical appointment of the employee’s...

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EMPLOYER SUCCESSFULLY MODIFIES CBA’S IN BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District recently granted an employer’s motions which sought to reject two collective bargaining agreements that the employer had with two different unions: Teamsters and Machinists. Before filing...