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Court Rules City Not Responsible For Officer’s Actions As A Private Citizen

A recent ruling of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a $44.7 million verdict against the City of Chicago after a Jury found the City liable for one of its officer’s actions while off duty. In First Midwest Bank as… Continue Reading →

Village Avoids Retaliation Claim After Employee Takes FMLA Leave

Employers often encounter difficult situations of how to deal with employees without running afoul of accusations of retaliation.  In Freelain v. Village of Oak Park, No. 16-4074 (April 30, 2018) the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dealt with such an… Continue Reading →

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