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Class Actions for Employment Law
Class Actions for Employment Law

Class actions can be a very useful tool for plaintiffs because they allow for “negative value” lawsuits, or situations in which high individual litigation costs typically deter lawsuits. By forming a group, class actions can decrease an individual’s expenses. In 2011, the ...

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Blog posts in January, 2013

  • Is being a "yes man" the only way to get ahead?

    In the post-Enron and Bernie Madoff era, is being a “yes man” really still the way to advance your career? According to “Corporate Confidential: 50 ...

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  • New Year, New Illinois Laws

    The Illinois Legislature was hard at work creating more than 150 new laws for 2013. Fortunately, to make their civil war re-enactments more authentic, ...

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  • The Secret to Success: A Sponsor

    America continues to grow more diverse. According to the most recent U.S. Census, minorities now account for more than 30% of the population. Despite ...

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  • Dangers of Email

    Sometimes employees don’t realize that their conduct is sending mixed signals to their co-workers. Something as simple as an emoticon can be ...

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  • Women, Ask For What You Want!

    The National Bureau of Economic Research just released a study finding that Women tend to negotiate less than men, particularly when they are not ...

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  • How To Apply For An Internal Job Position.

    A new position has just opened up in your company, and you would love to apply. But just how do you make the move, without offending or burning any ...

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  • Has the economy made it harder to get unemployment benefits?

    The economy finally seems to be on the upswing. But, has that made it more difficult for terminated employees to receive the small protection offered ...

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  • Who is a "Supervisor"?

    This summer, the Supreme Court will issue a decision and define the term “supervisor.” The Court recently heard oral arguments in the case of Vance v. ...

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  • Is fear the best motivator?

    I’m not sure if it’s the abundance of lawyer shows on TV or just adolescent regression, but there is an overwhelming impression that threats get us ...

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