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Seyfarth Synopsis: The Employment Law Lookout is taking a holiday break the week between the Holiday’s, but will resume delivering insightful discourse and updates on the day’s most pressing workplace issues next year.

We note that the CDC recommends that “the safest way to celebrate winter holidays is to celebrate at home with the people who live with you.
Continue Reading Happy and Safe Holidays from the Employment Law Lookout

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Employment Law Lookout blog is taking a holiday break this week, but will resume delivering insightful discourse and updates on the day’s most pressing workplace issues next week.

In the meantime, we want to wish all of our readers, contributors, and editors a safe and happy (and warm) Thanksgiving holiday. According to CDC traditional Thanksgiving gatherings
Continue Reading Happy Thanksgiving Holiday from the Employment Law Lookout

Seyfarth Synopsis: Here is quick review and summary of our employment law blogs posted over the last two months, as a way to keep you connected and aware of our latest thought leadership. As always, readers are encouraged to reach out to our authors with any comments or questions raised from the blog.

Mental Health Awareness and Innovation
Continue Reading Roundup of August and September Employment Law Lookout Blogs

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Employment Law Lookout blog is taking a holiday break this week, but after will resume delivering insightful discourse and updates on the day’s most pressing workplace issues next week.

In the meantime, we want to wish all of our readers, contributors, and editors a safe and happy Labor day holiday. Spend quality time social distancing and
Continue Reading Good Labor Day Holiday from the Employment Law Lookout Blog

Seyfarth Synopsis: Today we will begin posting a monthly summary of our employment law blogs, as a way to keep you connected and aware of our latest thought leadership. As always, readers are encouraged to reach out to our authors with any comments or questions raised from the blog.

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Continue Reading July Roundup of Employment Law Lookout Blogs

By Erin Dougherty Foley and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: Seven years ago today The Employment Law Lookout Blog launched its twice weekly publications. Now as we enter a new year — we wanted to celebrate this milestone by taking a look back at our seven most popular posts of “all time.”  (As compiled by our marketing team and
Continue Reading Happy Birthday to Us! Employment Law Lookout Blog’s Seventh Year Anniversary – A Look Back at our Top Posts

By: Adam R. Young and Danielle R. Rabie

Seyfarth Synopsis: New Decision from Illinois Court of Appeals holds that employer can be liable for workplace violence under Illinois Gender Violence Act.

As we have discussed in many prior blogs, employers face numerous hazards of workplace violence, a complex term which can encompass a range of behaviors by employees, customers, and
Continue Reading Illinois Employers May Face Liability for Workplace Violence Against Women Under Gender Violence Act