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  1. Complimentary Webinar: When and How to Conduct a Sexual Harassment Investigation

    On Tuesday, February 6, 2018,  Kopon Airdo, LLC will host our Complimentary Webinar, When and How to Conduct a Sexual Harassment Investigation.  Sexual harassment in the workplace is prohibited by law. Employers have an obligation to use their best efforts to prevent it from occurring and to respond effectively when harassment is observed, or a report […]

  2. IDPH Regulatory Actions under the Nursing Home Care Act

    Incidents involving personal injury to nursing home residents must be reported to the Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) within 24 hours. 77 Ill. Admin. Code 300.690. Such reports often prompt the IDPH to initiate an investigation into the incident reported. In addition to investigations and possible sanctions by the IDPH, as well as other […]

  3. IDPH Regulatory Actions under the Nursing Home Care Act

    IDPH Regulatory Actions Under the Nursing Home Care Act By Sean D. Hurley Incidents involving personal injury to nursing home residents must be reported to the Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) within 24 hours. 77 Ill. Admin. Code 300.690. Such reports often prompt the IDPH to initiate an investigation into the incident reported. In […]

  4. Kopon Airdo Wins Summary Judgment for Its Client Based on the “Learned Intermediary” Doctrine

    Andrew Kopon Jr., Lisa DeLeon and Michael A. Airdo recently won summary judgment for its pharmacy client. Plaintiff, a 42 year old union electrician, alleged that he suffered tardive dyskinesia as a result of taking the medication Reglan for an extended period of time. Tardive dyskinesia causes uncontrollable stiff, jerky movements of various parts of […]

  5. Kopon Airdo LLC Announces New Partner

    Kopon Airdo is pleased to announce that Ryan E. Larson joined its partnership on January 1, 2018. Ryan’s  practice is focused on advising not-for-profit religious organizations in the areas of corporate matters and litigation.

  6. The Illinois Invest in Kids Act and Scholarship Granting Organizations

    On August 31, 2017, the Illinois Invest in Kids Act (“Act”) was signed into law. The Act provides an Illinois state tax credit of 75% of the amount of donations made to pay for tuition at private elementary and secondary schools in Illinois. The Act requires that these donations be directed to these schools through […]

  7. The Illinois Invest in Kids Act and Scholarship Granting Organizations

    The Illinois Invest in Kids Act and Scholarship Granting Organizations By Ryan E. Larson On August 31, 2017, the Illinois Invest in Kids Act (“Act”) was signed into law. The Act provides an Illinois state tax credit of 75% of the amount of donations made to pay for tuition at private elementary and secondary schools […]

  8. The NLRA’s Impact on Private Employers

    On November 8, 2017, the United States Senate confirmed Vermont attorney Peter Robb as the next General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board.  The General Counsel effectively serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the NLRB, and his appointment may lead to changes in how the NLRB interprets the National Labor Relations Act as […]

  9. The NLRA’s Impact on Private Employers

    The NLRA’s Impact on Private Employers By Christine M. Dadourian On November 8, 2017, the United States Senate confirmed Vermont attorney Peter Robb as the next General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board.  The General Counsel effectively serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the NLRB, and his appointment may lead to changes in […]

  10. Anticipated Supreme Court Opinions Will Have Impact on Employers

    During the Fall 2017 Term, the United States Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on a variety of issues, including cases involving the definition of an exempt employee under the FLSA, an employer’s ability to avoid litigation over wage and hour matters through the use of employment agreements, and the scope of authority of government […]