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Did you know Illinois employees are usually entitled to a copy of their personnel file? See my recent blog post to learn more.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/are-you-entitled-to-your-personnel-file/

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Big news today in the employment world. The Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, found sexual orientation discrimination is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reversing decades of precedent. See my most recent blog post to learn more.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/breaking-7th-circuit-finds-sexual-orientation-discrimination-illegal/

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President trump recently informed acting Attorney General Sally Yates "you're fired." This raises the question: can you still be entitled to unemployment benefits in Illinois if you are terminated? See my blog post to find out.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/unemployment-benefits-youre-fired/

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A man was recently terminated for missing work. His reason? To attend and witness the birth of his son. Although most would agree this decision is morally wrong, it may also be legally wrong to terminate an employee for this reason. See my most recent blog post to learn more.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/company-fires-employee-for-attending-birth-of-his-son/

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To ring in the new year, I discuss all new Illinois employment laws that went into effect this week. See my most recent blog post to learn about the new laws regarding sick leave, non-compete agreements, employee privacy, and more!

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/new-illinois-employment-laws-take-effect/

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A Sheriff's Department in New York recently terminated an employee who was caring for her husband inflicted with cancer. The Department said the employee was terminated partly due to the employee abusing sick leave time. This brings up the question - do Illinois employees have any rights related to sick leave? Check out my recent blog post to learn more.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/illinois-sick-leave-rights/

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Illinois employees may be legally entitled to miss two hours of work tomorrow to vote! See my recent blog post to learn more.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/election-day-employment-rights/

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A McDonald's in Missouri recently declined to interview an applicant when it learned he was deaf. Now McDonald's gets to pay a $56,500 consent decree (among other forms of relief) to the applicant. See my most recent blog post to learn more about disability discrimination.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/mcdonalds-settles-disability-discrimination-lawsuit/

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Companies in Illinois can only request an employee's credit report in limited circumstance. As an Illinois court recently found, a Nieman Marcus store hiring a sales clerk was not one of those circumstances. Check out my latest blog post to learn more.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/employers-cannot-always-check-credit/

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Congratulations Illinois domestic workers! You are now entitled to many of the workplace protections and entitlements that other workers have enjoyed for many years.

https://www.osborneemploymentlaw.com/governor-signs-domestic-workers-bill-rights-law/
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