Employer Reference Liability: SB 1490 (1996)
Offers protection from civil liability to employers providing employee refernces
Offers protection from civil liability to employers providing employee refernces unless: by a preponderance of the evidence the employer knowingly disclosed false information with the intent to mislead, in bad faith, or with malicious purpose; and/or, by a preponderance of the evidence the disclosure constituted an unlawful discriminatory practice. Provides a loser pays provision.
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame