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| September 10, 2013

Those Under 40 Years Of Age May Be Discriminated Against In Illinois Indicates Timothy Coffey of The Coffey Law Office

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) September 10, 2013 – There is a glaring glitch in the Illinois anti-age discrimination policies, that potentially affects those in their 20s and 30s. “The federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Illinois…

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| August 12, 2013

Reasonable Accommodations For Employees Religious Practices A Tricky Question

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 12, 2013 – While making accommodations for worker’s religious beliefs, there is a limit in how far an employer is expected to go. “This Illinois discrimination case tested the limits of what an employer…

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| August 5, 2013

Teacher Wins Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against Cincinnati Archdiocese

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 5, 2013 – Pregnancy discrimination is still alive and well in the 21st century. “This is an unusual case,” said Timothy Coffey, a Chicago employment lawyer and principal attorney for The Coffey Law Office,…

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| July 11, 2013

Some Jobs Genuinely Require Specific Languages, Which Is Not Discrimination

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) July 11, 2013 – The nature of the workplace these days is such that some positions need to be filled by people who are able to speak a specific language. “Being able to speak a…

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| July 4, 2013

Race And Poor Job Performance Are Not Always Linked

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) July 4, 2013 – Demoted workers may genuinely not be meeting employer’s expectations. “In this recent case, Banthia v. Roche Diagnostics, No. 11-3290, 7th Cir., 2012, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals found in favor…

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| June 12, 2013

Tricky Case Involving FMLA Leave Results In Uncertainty for Sick Workers

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) June 12, 2013 – If a worker states they are sick enough to trigger FMLA leave, do they need to spell that out each time they need to take time off? The answer is unclear….

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