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- Northwestern University School of Law
- J.D. (2008)
- Honors: Cum Laude
- University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
- B.B.A. (2000) | Information Systems, Finance
- State Bar of Illinois
- Illinois State Bar Association
- DuPage County Bar Association
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11 Questions Answered
- Q. Can a person be terminated for consensually dating a co-worker that is not a supervisor?
- A: Simple answer is probably yes. Illinois is an "at will" employment jurisdiction, meaning your employer can fire you for any reason or no reason at all, so long as it is not discriminatory. But firing a person because the employer does not like the dating between employees is unlikely to be discriminatory. Based on what you've described above, the firing is likely legal. I hope that helps.
- Q. Can my temp agency that i work for deny me direct deposit saying they dont do that.
- A: In short, yes. So long as your employer is paying you all the compensation you've earned, there is not a legal requirement that it be paid in a particular way.
- Q. I worked in Kansas and I currently live in Illinois I filed a complaint with the EEOC in Kansas and received a right to
- A: You could likely file in the Federal district court of either state, but there is a strong possibility it would get transferred from Illinois to Kansas since that is where the events occurred and where many witnesses will reside. Good luck.
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