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Workers in Illinois are protected against being sexually harassed in the workplace

Workers in Illinois are protected against being sexually harassed in the workplace by both state law and federal law. These laws provide that employees are entitled to a safe work environment, free from sexual assault or harassment. If sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, victims may recover monetary damages for emotional damages, and other damages, such as losing their job, if they leave their job because of a hostile environment. On August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed SB 75, enhancing the protection of employees and requiring that employers give interactive training about sexual harassment in the workplace. This move towards...

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The Other Asbestos Victims—Spouses and Children

October 27, 2010. By Brenda Craig Chicago, IL: Attorney Michael Angelides believes that there is no foreseeable end to the number of victims of mesothelioma, a rare but always fatal disease caused by exposure to asbestos that fills the lungs with tumors and essentially suffocates its victims. The Other Asbestos Victims—Spouses and Children "The diagnosis rate for mesothelioma in the US has remained constant for years, and is projected to be constant for years to come," says Angelides, whose firm Simmons, Browder, Gianaris, Angelides & Barnerd has represented hundreds of clients affected by mesothelioma in every state in the US. "This was a 100...

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Brett Favre Sexual Harassment

Brett Favre Has Acted The Part Of The Hero Long Enough. It's Time To Yell 'Cut' And then of course, there’s the league itself. It seems likely that Favre is about to learn a humbling lesson about crashing to earth, courtesy of the same NFL that in the past never let his feet touch the ground. Yesterday, the league met with Jenn Sterger, former New York Jets sideline reporter and eye candy. The subject of the meeting was a seedy little peccadillo, involving text messages and pictures that will probably end up as a very sad blemish on the end of...

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New York Workplace Injury Attorney Fights for Rights of Injured Hotel Workers

2010-11-12 01:08:07 (GMT) (WiredPRNews.com - Law, Personal Injury Law News, Press Releases, new york) A recent OSHA complain from Hyatt Hotel Housekeepers promotes workplace safety standards reports New York Workplace Injury Attorney New York City, NY – (WiredPRNews.com) The Law Firm of Jonathan C Reiter, a proven New York Workplace Injury Attorney, represents injured workers from all industries and walks of life. According to New York Workplace Injury Attorneys, all employees in the state of New York have the right to safe working conditions, proper training, and functional equipment. Employers have a legal obligation to maintain a safe work environment for their...

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