President Biden Confronts a Packed Judiciary, Frozen in Time

By Lorrie T. Peeters In our 2017 newsletter, we observed that there were then 130 judicial vacancies to fill on the federal courts. We noted that the unusually high number was largely due to the Republican-controlled senate blocking dozens of President Obama’s appointees in the final years of his administration. Unsurprisingly, former Majority Leader Mitch […]

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Latinos Progresando Featured in New York Times

Latinos Progresando was recently featured in the New York Times as part of the “Neediest Cases” fund series. To read the article, click here. Latinos Progresando is a based Chicago not for profit that focuses on local issues related to immigration services and education, Latino culture, and strengthening communities. Mr. Caffarelli is proud to serve […]

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Child-Care Options for Working Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Out of all the different workplace challenges that have emerged from the pandemic, workers being forced to balance child-care responsibilities while maintaining their jobs has proven to be among the most difficult. Currently, working parents are left with little options finding alternative child-care amid all the closures of schools, camps, and day-care facilities. As we […]

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NEW COVID-19 Employee Protections – Expanded FMLA Protection and Paid Sick Leave

NEW COVID-19 Employee Protections – Expanded FMLA Protection and Paid Sick Leave On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. As part of this comprehensive economic stimulus plan, Congress affords greater protections for employees in light of the COVID-19 pandemic which will directly affect their rights in the […]

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Employee Rights Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Employee Rights Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic We have been receiving numerous inquiries related to employer actions taken in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Our team at Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. Is constantly monitoring developments and stands ready to advise employees affected by this crisis. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act On March 18, 2020, […]

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Alejandro Caffarelli to Speak on a Panel of Attorneys at the American Bar Association's ADR in Labor & Employment Law Section Midwinter Meeting, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Mr. Caffarelli will serve on a panel composed of labor, employment, and management attorneys to be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The panel will comment on Professor Rafael Gely’s presentation on the media’s impact on perceptions of the arbitration process and, along with Professor […]

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Alejandro Caffarelli Invited to Speak at CBA, Institute for Law in the Workplace

Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. attorney Alejandro Caffarelli was recently invited to speak on panels at the Chicago Bar Association, as well as Chicago-Kent Law School’s Institute of Law in the Workplace. On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, Mr. Caffarelli presented “The Biometric Information Privacy Act after Rosenbach – A Survey of the Legal Landscape” with Alan […]

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