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Occupational Disease Pension Award Not a Catastrophic Injury Under PSEBA5/24/2017
Firefighter’s Heart Attack While Shoveling Snow At Fire Station Not Compensable Injury5/19/2017
PAC Advises Certain Meeting Rules Limiting Public Comment Are Impermissible5/16/2017
Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Student-Led Prayer at School Board Meetings4/21/2017
Injury From Fall Out of Chair at Work Not “Within Scope of Employment”; No Workers’ Compensation Benefits Awarded3/2/2017
No Entitlement to Workers’ Compensation Benefits When Driving to Regular Workplace for Mandatory Training2/24/2017
Use of Personal Electronic Devices May Create Public Records2/15/2017
Public Body Not Entitled to Absolute Immunity From Liability for Injury Suffered by Cyclist on Area Bike Path2/10/2017
General Public Recitation of Item to be Voted Upon at Public Meeting Deemed Sufficient2/9/2017
Municipalities May Deviate From Their Local Zoning Procedures At Times1/24/2017
Municipalities May Have Authority to Challenge Rezoning and Development in Adjacent Municipality1/9/2017
Court Finds Public Body Failed to Properly Advise Public of the Matter Being Considered Before Taking Final Action12/9/2016
Federal Judge Blocks Implementation of New FLSA Overtime Rules11/30/2016
New Leave Rights Granted for Employees Child Bereavement and Sick Leave9/15/2016
PAC Opinion Re Personal Accounts9/9/2016
Illinois Enacts New Requirements for Expense Reimbursement of Local Government Employees and Officials8/4/2016
Stormwater Flooding Could Lead To Takings and Damage Claims Against Illinois Municipalities7/22/2016

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