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Illinois’ New “Ban the Box” Law

On July 14, 2014, Illinois Governor Quinn signed the “Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act,” which prohibits employers from initially inquiring into or considering a job applicant’s criminal background on a job application.  Illinois joins...

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Labor & Employment Forum hosted by McMahon Berger, P.C. – Wednesday, October 1, 2014

As a continuing service, McMahon Berger, P.C. is proud to present a series of programs to assist in the training and education process that many employers have long established and that Courts (and juries) now...

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NLRB Continues to Broaden its Reach Over Non-Union Employers

In Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., 361 NLRB No. 12 (2014), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) considered whether an employee’s solicitation of assistance from her co-workers in raising sex harassment claims to her...

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President Obama to Sign Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers

The White House has announced that President Obama plans to sign an Executive Order banning federal contractors from discriminating against their employees on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity. LGBT organizations have sought...