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Insurer Ordered to Replace All Siding On Partially Damaged Condos

Justin LessnerAugust 20, 2019
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals based in Chicago recently ordered Philadelphia Insurance Company to pay to replace all of...

An Ugly Side to Cosmetics: Does the Government Have Your Back?

Kasey Reese, Michael ModlAugust 12, 2019
Written by Kasey Reese with the guidance of Michael Modl Washington is irritated. The cause? Baby powder. In early July,...

Obesity Not a Disability Under ADA Absent Underlying Physiological Problem

Saul GlazerAugust 4, 2019
In a case involving a severely heavyset employee, the 7th Circuit recently decided obesity isn’t a disability protected by the...

Proposed Changes to Overtime Regs Lead List of Wage and Hour Issues to Watch

Leslie SammonAugust 4, 2019
In March 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced two proposed rules that would affect overtime. The first rule...

Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split on Title VII’s Charge-Filing Requirement

Aneet KaurAugust 4, 2019
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires employees to exhaust certain administrative remedies before pursuing an employment...

Know Your RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Category

Don Gallo, Patrick Stevens, Sean FryeAugust 4, 2019
Knowing what a person or business must report to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) when producing  and disposing of solid...

Regularly Review Your Regulatory Status

Don Gallo, Patrick Stevens, Sean FryeAugust 4, 2019
For those businesses in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, time spent on meeting the vast array of regulatory requirements can...

The Task at Hand: Focusing on Worker Classification

Danielle BaudhuinJuly 30, 2019
On April 15, 2019, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced the creation of the Joint Enforcement Task Force on Payroll Fraud...

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Title VII Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Cases

Morgan StippelJuly 29, 2019
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful to discriminate against employees or job applicants on...