Illinois courts historically have been less than friendly to restrictive covenants, and non-compete agreements in particular. On August 13, 2021, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law Public Act 102-0358, an amendment to Illinois’ “Freedom to […]
(January 15, 2020) In the recent case of case of Zeigler Auto Grp. II, Inc. v. Chavez, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6582, a federal judge in Chicago partially granted a request by Zeigler Chevrolet-Schaumburg for […]
Does Illinois recognize a cause of action for tortious inducement of breach of fiduciary duty? The answer is yes. Our law firm recently defended a client accused of tortious inducement of breach of fiduciary duty in […]
What happens when an employer fails to pay an employee’s wages? There can be serious civil and criminal consequences.
On August 23, 2012, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a jury verdict in excess of $4.2 million for a pipefitter who sued his employer, Chrysler Group, LLC, in federal court […]
On August 1, 2012, Governor Pat Quinn signed Public Act 97-0875which amends the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act to prohibit employers from asking employees and job applicants to supply their passwords to social […]
The Illinois Supreme Court recently clarified the law applicable to covenants not to compete in Illinois in the case of Reliable Fire Equipment Company v. Arredondo. In Reliable, the Illinois Supreme Court clarified that to […]