Monthly Archives: September 2017

U.S. District Court Holds Final Rule regarding EAP Exemption is Unlawful

New Development in the FLSA Final Rule Challenge The United States District Court granted summary judgment in favor of the business plaintiffs, who challenged the validity regulations promulgated to implement the Fair Labor Standards Act, in a memorandum opinion and order issued August 31, 2017. Section 213(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) exempts [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Litigation Law News|

Redactions in FOIA Response Render It a Partial Denial

As mentioned in a prior blog post, the Illinois Attorney General issued two opinions of particular significance to our clients this summer. The first opinion, regarding the litigation exception to the open meetings requirement was discussed here. The second, which reiterates that redacting records provided in response to a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Education Law News|

Property Tax Code Section Regarding Mobile Homes Addressed by Appellate Court

In August, the Fifth District of the Illinois Appellate Court published an opinion in a property tax dispute regarding a manufactured home in Franklin County, Illinois. The case involved a manufactured home and changes in the Property Tax Code effective January 1, 2011. Specifically, prior to January 1, 2011, mobile homes were taxed as real [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Property Tax Law News|