Employee/Employer: When Hiring An Employment Attorney Can Be A Good Idea

Lawsuits are becoming more and more common in today’s workplace. Whether you are an employee, or an employer, it is important to know whom you can trust in the event you need to file or defend a lawsuit. Employee Issues Failure to pay proper wages or overtime (“Wage Theft”) as well as deprivation of rights like Family Medical […]

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Seventh Circuit: Title VII Protects Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

In an en banc opinion which the dissent calls “momentous”, on April 4, 2017, the Seventh Circuit held “that a person who alleges discrimination on the basis of her sexual orientation has put forth a case of sex discrimination for Title VII purposes.”   With this opinion, the 7th Circuit becomes the first in the nation to explicitly recognize sexual orientation […]

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