The Employment Law Impact of Texas Dep't of Housing v. Inclusive Comm.: A Double-Edged Sword?

Earlier this week, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court surprised many and saved disparate impact discrimination claims under the Federal Housing Act (“FHA”). See Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. Generally, the disparate impact analysis allows individuals to prove discrimination based upon the disparate impact of an employer’s […]

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Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. Federal Class Action Featured in Crains Chicago Business

Earlier this month, Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of Lucio Barrera against his employer, DNJ Intermodal Services. The lawsuit alleges that Mr. Barrera and a class of truck drivers based out of Illinois were misclassified as independent contractors, and that in light of the unlawful deductions being made […]

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Charles Ray Exhibition Opens at Art Institute

The next time you visit our offices, make sure to check our the Charles Ray sculpture exhibition across the street at the Art Institute of Chicago. The view from our offices includes “Horse and Rider,” a ten-ton steel statue on display in the south garden. The garden, which is open to the public in the […]

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Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. Right to Privacy Case Featured in the Chicago Sun Times

This past month, Caffarelli & Associates Ltd. filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of Matt Eberhardt, a former sales manager for Windy City Limousine Company, a west suburban limousine company. Eberhardt claims he was fired after refusing to show the company’s owner private information contained in his Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. […]

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US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of UPS Worker in Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

In 1976, the Supreme Court ruled that a company’s failure to include pregnancy discrimination in a disability plan did not constitute sex discrimination. Congress promptly passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act to remedy the Court’s ruling, but since that day the federal courts have tussled over what is and what is not required by that law. […]

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