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April 01, 2009 | Publication| U.S. Supreme Court Extends Title VII's Anti-Retaliation Provision to Complaints Made upon Employer's Inquiry

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Geoffrey M. Waguespack

A Senior Associate at Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Chicago, IL. Geoffrey practices in our Appellate, Construction, Employment Law, Product Liability, and Subrogation & Recovery departments.

July 01, 2013 PublicationSeventh Circuit Holds that an "Amorphous Litany of Complaints about a Myriad of Workplace Decisions" Is Insufficient to Establish Discrimination under the Direct Method of Proof

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April 01, 2013 PublicationFrom Retaliation by Association: The Expanding Scope of Viable Retaliation Claims against Employers

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January 01, 2013 PublicationSeventh Circuit Denies Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment of Title VII Claim

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October 01, 2012 PublicationTwo Districts of the Illinois Appellate Court Find Covenant Not to Compete Agreements Enforceable under the Reliable Fire Standard

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October 01, 2012 PublicationSeventh Circuit Emphasized the Contextual Evidence Surrounding Use of Words to Determine if the Usage Reflects a Gender-Derogatory Meaning

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October 01, 2012 PublicationSocial Networking Content Now Protected from Involuntary Disclosure to Employers in Illinois

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July 01, 2012 PublicationEEOC "Clarifies" that a Complaint for Discrimination Based on Transgender Status Is Cognizable under Title VII

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April 01, 2012 PublicationSeventh Circuit Addresses an Issue of First Impression on the Definition of Class and Class Issues and Finds Commonality in Wage Claim Case under the Dukes Standard

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January 01, 2012 PublicationU.S. Supreme Court Denies Class Certification to a Putative Class of 1.5 Million Wal-Mart Employees

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January 01, 2012 PublicationPreemption Developments: Early Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act Amendments Affecting National Banks and Federal Savings Banks, Banking and Financial Services Policy Report

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July 01, 2011 PublicationSeventh Circuit Upholds District Court's Finding of Disparate Impact in Hiring of City of Chicago Firefighters

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April 01, 2011 PublicationU.S. Supreme Court Holds Termination of Employee's Fiancé Constitutes Retaliation Against Female Employee, and Adopts the "Zone of Interests" Test to Find that the Fiancé Has Standing to Sue under Tit

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January 01, 2011 PublicationSeventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in Race Discrimination Case

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October 01, 2010 PublicationSeventh Circuit Upholds Jury Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff in Retaliatory Discharge Case

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July 01, 2010 PublicationUnited States Supreme Court Holds That an EEOC Charge Is Timely Filed if the Action Complained of Perpetuates an Employment Practice Originating from an Earlier Unlawful Action

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April 01, 2010 PublicationAs a Matter of First Impression, Releases and Private Settlements of Wage Claims Are Void under the Minimum Wage Law and the Wage Payment and Collection Act

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January 01, 2010 PublicationPlaintiff Fails to Maintain Retaliatory Discharge Claim Based on Public Policy of "Patient Safety"

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October 01, 2009 PublicationU.S. Supreme Court Hold's City's Refusal to Certify Firefighter's Promotional Examination Results Violate Title VII'S Disparate- Treatment Prohibition

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July 01, 2009 PublicationU.S. Supreme Court Holds ADEA Disparate- Treatment Claim Requires Proof by a preponderance of the Evidence that Age Was the "But-For" Cause of Alleged Adverse Employment Action

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January 01, 2009 PublicationEmployee Who Surreptitiously Recorded Meeting Failed to Establish Prima Facie Case of Retaliation under Title VII

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