Porter Wright’s Labor and Employment Department, one of the largest and most respected in the country, represents management clients in matters ranging from complex employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, including class actions and ERISA litigation, to compliance with various federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, including the FLSA. The firm works with clients to plan the labor and employment aspects of major business changes and manage their labor relations issues.
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- Nurse brings COVID-19 whistleblower suit against Northwestern Hospital By Sam Gamer In what may be the first COVID-19 whistleblower action to be filed in the country, Lauri Mazurkiewicz sued her former employer, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, on March 23, 2020. Ms. Mazurkiewicz, a nurse, filed her lawsuit in Illinois state court. She alleges that the hospital fired her after she raised concern over the masks being provided to its health care workers. Ms. Mazurkiewicz claims that the actions of the hospital and its management violated Illinois’s Whistleblower Act and also... More