In September 2020, SFNR will relocate its offices for the first time since the early 1970s. SFNR just entered into a new lease calling for the firm to move into “The 300,” a recently renovated downtown office tower at 300 S....
SFNR prevailed on a fraud claim in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. On behalf of a leading distributor of beauty products, SFNR asserted claims for common law fraud and fraudulent concealment against a longtime industry professional who...
2020 Ushered in Significant and Far-Reaching Changes to Illinois’ Employment Laws: Is Your Business in Compliance?
On January 1, 2020, Illinois enacted a series of new employment laws and expanded existing laws which significantly impact every employer and employee in the state of Illinois. What follows is a brief overview of the changes to Illinois’ employment laws and the new obligations they impose on Illinois employers.
Illinois Department of Human Rights Issues New Guidance Regarding Employer Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
Among the sweeping changes to Illinois’ employment law framework, arguably none is as far-reaching or consequential to Illinois employers than the recently enacted amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act, which now require every Illinois employer to provide annual mandatory sexual harassment prevention training for all employees, beginning this year.