This guide is a succinct study of the elements and pleadings for employment-related claims, from sexual harassment to accidental injuries arising out of employment.
The Institute’s Causes of Action series includes volumes that each contain a concise examination of the statutory and caselaw-based elements and pleading requirements of a particular cause of action in Illinois. This title's focus is employment-related actions. Types of claims covered include sexual harassment, adverse employment actions (as identified in the Illinois Human Rights Act), retaliatory discharge, accidental injuries or death arising out of and in the course of employment within the State of Illinois, and negligent hiring and/or retention of an employee. Information needed to shepherd a matter through the entire process from initial assessment to appeal, along with checklists and editable forms to use along the way, arms attorneys whether they represent an employee or an employer.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 — Discrimination Actions
Brian A. Hartstein, Quarles & Brady LLP, Chicago
Chapter 2 — Retaliatory Discharge
Lorna K Geiler, Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation, Champaign
Chapter 3 — Workers’ Compensation
Ryan P. Theriault, Meyers & Flowers, LLC, St. Charles
Chapter 4 — Employer Negligence: Negligent Hiring, Supervision, and/or Retention of Employees
Miles V. Cohen, Scott & Kraus, LLC, Chicago