Employment Law News

Bradley Manewith Selected A Rising Star Attorney in Illinois

For the fifth year in a row (2013-2017), Bradley Manewith was selected as a Rising Star attorney in Illinois. The Super Lawyer recognition is granted to less than 5% of the attorneys in Illinois and reflects Brad’s personal achievements as an attor… Read More
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Marc Siegel Selected Top 100 Attorney in Illinois

For the sixth year in a row, Marc Siegel was selected as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Illinois (out of 60,000 – 90,000 lawyers) across all practice areas. Marc has received an Illinois Super Lawyer recognition for the past nine years (2009-2017)… Read More
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James Rogers Joins Siegel & Dolan as Associate

Siegel & Dolan, Ltd. is happy to welcome James Rogers as a new associate to the firm. James graduated from DePaul University College of Law in May 2016, choosing to focus his area of study on employment law. Prior to joining Siegel & Dolan, J… Read More
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Siegel & Dolan, Ltd. Wins Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment on Whistleblower Claims.

On October 29, 2015, Judge Pallmeyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted Melissa Coffey’s cross-motion for summary judgment in the case of Coffey v. DSW Shoe Warehouse, Inc., No. 14 C 4365. Ms. Coffey f… Read More
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Bradley Manewith to Discuss Caregiving and the FMLA

On November 1st Bradley Manewith will join Sue Zawaki on Aging Info Radio to discuss caregiving and the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA’). Specifically, Bradley will discuss caregivers’ rights under the FMLA. The FMLA provides eligible em… Read More
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Seventh Circuit Reverses Denial of Class Certification, Further Limiting Wal-Mart

Seventh Circuit Reverses Denial of Class Certification, Further Limiting Wal-Mart On August 7, 2015, the Seventh Circuit reversed a district court decision that had denied the certification of a class of African-American Chicago teachers. Under Illin… Read More
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Circuit split on whether internal reporting triggers whistleblower anti-retaliation protection under Dodd Frank ripe for Supreme Court determination

In a much-anticipated decision, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC1 that internal reporting of alleged wrongdoing to an employer is sufficient to trigger protection under Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation prov… Read More
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Marc Siegel Talks LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace

Earlier this week, Marc Siegel joined Jill Hopkins on the Vocalo Morning Amp to discuss workplace equality. Specifically, Marc touched on the rights of members of the LGBTQ community under state and federal law. While the state of Illinois and the Ci… Read More
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President Obama Announces New Overtime Regulation

On June 29th, President Obama announced proposed changes to the federal overtime regulations, which will greatly increase the number of employees eligible to receive overtime. Under the current regulations, an employee performing certain job duties m… Read More
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Higher Minimum Wage for Chicago Employees Beginning July 1, 2015

On July 1, 2015, Chicago’s minimum wage will increase to $10.00 per hour. This increase in the minimum wage is the first increase in a series of annual tiered minimum wage increases that will continue through 2019. Read More
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