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Post-Employment Retaliation Is Not Actionable Under Illinois Whistleblower Act: Money Management, Inc. v. Thomas
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By James L. Komie

A plaintiff must be an employee at the time of the alleged retaliation by his or her employer in order to assert a claim under the Illinois Whistleblower Act.

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SCOTUS Rules In DIRECTV Case that FAA Does Not Permit Parties To Agree To Application of State Law Preempted by the FAA
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The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision holds in DIRECTV v. Imburgia, No. 14-462 (Dec. 14, 2015), that, while parties can agree to application of state law in their arbitration agreement,

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