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  • Marc Siegel Gives Mediation Presentation

    This week, Siegel & Dolan’s Managing Partner, Marc Siegel, along with colleague Mike Leech of Talk Sense Mediation, presented to a panel of more than 20 mediators at the Association of Attorney Mediators Monthly Mediators’ Forum Meeting. Siegel and Leech compared and contrasted their experiences observing mediations conducted by two of the top mediators…

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  • Bradley Manewith Named an Illinois Rising Star for 2015 by Illinois Super Lawyers

    Bradley Manewith has been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers in the 2015 publication. Mr. Manewith was recognized as an Illinois Rising Star for the third consecutive year. Super Lawyers selects its attorneys from more than 70 practice areas, through a multiphase process involving peer recognition and professional achievement. Intended to aid attorneys and consumers…

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  • Marc Siegel Named 2015 Super Lawyer

    Marc Siegel named by Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 lawyers (out of 60,000-90,0000 lawyers) in the State of Illinois for the 4th straight year. Read More…

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  • Siegel is there after the ‘day of reckoning’

    They called him “labor boy.” Marc J. Siegel’s labor and employment career began as a mediator at Duke University’s Durham Dispute Settlement Center, and it continued at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he took every labor and employment class available. It was at U. of I. that he received the nickname…

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  • Supreme Court: Amazon does not have to Pay Employees for Waiting Time

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court released a decision in the matter of Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk. In the unanimous decision, the Court held that Amazon did not have to compensate warehouse workers in Nevada for the 25 minutes they said they waited after their shifts to go through metal detectors…

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  • Lorrie Peeters to conduct training in Las Vegas

    Lorrie Peeters will be conducting training in Las Vegas and St. George, Utah on November 24th and 25th.  She will be addressing prevention of harassment, and over 100 participants are expected to attend. Read More…

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  • Marc Siegel to speak in Rockford on employment issues

    On Tuesday, November 18th, Marc Siegel will be speaking at Holstrom Kennedy’s employment law seminar for its clients.  Mr. Siegel has been invited to join HK partners Bobbie Holzwarth and Al Mezny to discuss the top mistakes made by employers and how to avoid them.  Approximately 50 people are expected to attend, and the…

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  • Department of Labor Proposes Rule Change to Expand FMLA Coverage for Same Sex Spouses

    On June 20, 2014, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced a proposed rule that would extend FMLA protections to otherwise eligible employees in same-sex marriages living in states that do not recognize such marriages. Presently, the FMLA’s definition of “spouse” only covers same-sex spouses living in states that recognize same-sex marriage. Under the proposed…

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  • General Assembly Unanimously Passes HB8 Amending the Illinois Human Rights Act

    On May 28, 2014, the Illinois General Assembly unanimously passed new amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act. The new amendments will require employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnancy and related medical conditions. That being said, an employer may not require an employee to accept an accommodation she did not request, or require…

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  • Amendment to IHRA Requiring Accommodations for Pregnant Employees Moves to Senate

    Earlier this month, the Illinois House of Representatives approved a measure intended to provide additional protections for pregnant employees. If passed, HB 8 will amend the Illinois Human Rights Act to require that employers provide employees reasonable accommodations relating to pregnancy and childbirth. As with the reasonable accommodations already required under the IHRA and…

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