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The Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Management and Budget took another step towards implementing the One Federal Decision policy with a Memorandum of Understanding among key federal agencies responsible for permitting major infrastructure projects, effective April 10, 2018
February 12, 2018, Congress passed the Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2018 (BUILD) as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018.
With the recent Ninth Circuit opinion, Hawai'i Wildlife Fund v. Cty. of Maui, 881 F.3d 754 (9th Cir. 2018), holding that a NPDES permit is required for contaminated groundwater recharging into surface water, and two other appellate circuits posed to hear argument on similar issues, the USEPA is requesting public comments on this issue by May 21, 2018.
Noteworthy Employment Law News including a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Decision, USERRA, and The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
Hiring Service Members? Have Employees In the Armed Forces or National Guard? The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA”) is a broad federal statute that establishes reemployment rights for service members returning from duty and protects vets and present service members, as well as those who have applied for service, from discrimination and retaliation in employment and in hiring.
If you ever have found yourself asking Apple’s Siri for directions, adding a Snapchat filter to your photo, or using your fingerprint to unlock your smart phone or clock into work, then you have interfaced with biometric technology.
The growing ubiquity of technology has not only led to important efficiencies in law enforcement but is now also an integral part of business security systems.
Daley Mohan Groble guides propane client to successful conclusion of fatal explosion case.
Real estate management invariably requires an understanding of economic principles and a certain artistic approach in dealing with persons and other interests involved.
The Illinois Freedom to Work Act will prohibit most private-sector Illinois employers from entering into non-compete with their "low-wage" employees
The DTSA was enacted in large part to address concerns regarding corporate espionage, cyber-crimes, and trade secret issues. Just shy of ninety days after its enactment, how are employers taking advantage of the DTSA?
Daley Mohan Groble tried the first FRSA (Whistleblower) Case in Illinois, winning a no-liability victory for its client
The EEOC has published its revised proposal to collect W-2 income and hours-worked data as part of its annual Employer Information Reporting process to support civil rights enforcement.
Owners and developers often request a jurisdictional determination (JD) for projects in order to identify wetlands and other protected waters, and under prior court decisions, the landowner or developer had to exhaust administrative remedies. In 2016 the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Jurisdictional Determinations by the Corps can be appealed under the Administrative Procedure Act as a final agency action.
Employee Whistleblower Protection laws at the federal level are quickly and, perhaps alarmingly for transportation employers, becoming one of the largest growth areas in transportation litigation.
Now is a critical time for businesses to hire veterans, but private employers need to consider both the legal benefits and challenges associated with hiring veterans.
The environmental regulatory setting for a derailment depends on what was released, how much, and where it went.