On Demand

Emerging Issues and Risks in Illinois Employment Law

1h 2m

Created on June 03, 2019




This course will delve into recent impactful developments in Illinois employment law. It will highlight the explosion in employee class-action litigation under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), key rulings from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, important legislation on wage-and-hour, and other notable topics.

The program is taught by Edward "Eddie" Young, a Senior Associate for Proskauer Rose LLP in the Firm's Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Firm's Whistleblower & Retaliation, Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Non-Compete & Trade Secrets groups. Illinois Super Lawyers recognized him as a "rising star" in employment litigation defense and he has represented clients in complex litigation in state and federal courts across the United States, including in the United States Supreme Court.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify significant employment law issues in Illinois
  2. Assess how the changes in these laws will affect employers
  3. Provide practical guidance to reduce legal risk

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