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Employment Litigation

Franco | Moroney is engaged in all facets of employment litigation both directly for employers and in representing parties insured for employment practices/torts. Our practice and experience includes litigation relating to the following:

  • Representation of employers subject to collective bargaining agreements in disputes over pension and welfare payments to union employees
  • OSHA fines and penalties
  • Defamation/commercial disparagement.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Hostile work environment
  • Workplace violence
  • Privacy
  • Municipal/governmental liability, including § 1981 and § 1983 claims, Equal Protection, Due Process and Bivens claims
  • Quasi-employment torts, including tortious interference with prospective economic advantage, tortious interference with contract
  • Discrimination, including age discrimination in employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Human Rights Act, and common law/municipal ordinance discrimination claims
  • Litigation of wage and hour claims, including Mini Davis-Bacon claims, Illinois Department of Employment Security claims, termination claims: Vacation/severance/bonus/unemployment claims, and Fair Labor Standards Act claims
  • Representation of employers involved in litigation over non-compete agreements, trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duties, defense of personal injury and catastrophic claims, claims under the Human Rights Act, tetaliatory discharge, fraud, wrongful termination