Chicago Teachers Beat Counterclaim In Layoff Policy Suit
Law360 (April 2, 2018, 5:20 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Friday tossed a counterclaim alleging a breach of implied good faith and fair dealing in a Chicago Teachers Union class action challenging the Chicago Board of Education’s allegedly discriminatory layoff policy, saying the board brought its union contract dispute to the wrong forum.
U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso ruled that despite a lack of direct precedent on whether the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act — which governs the collective bargaining agreement between the union and the board — divests courts of jurisdiction over common law claims for breach of a union contact, several state and federal...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!