HSPRD Makes Step Toward Victory Against GLK Foods, LLC.

HSPRD recently obtained a victory in a class and collective class action brought by Mexican migrant workers against GLK Foods, known as the largest sauerkraut producer in the world, when the Court awarded the workers $837,518 in unpaid wages and damages.

HSPRD’s José Behar Speaks With Bloomberg BNA On Workplace Bullying

On March 16, 2017, HSPRD’s José Behar spoke with The Daily Labor Report of Bloomberg BNA (linked to PDF) on the topic of workplace bullying.

HSPRD Partners Present on Providing Healthcare to Transgender Patients

HSPRD partners Juliet Berger-White and Caryn Lederer presented to hospital staff and medical personnel at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital on best practices in providing healthcare to transgender and gender expansive patients.

Deane Brown Serves as Panelist for Equal Rights Amendment Program

On October 31, 2016, HSPRD Partner Deane Brown served as a panelist for a continuing legal education program at the Chicago Bar Association entitled, The Equal Rights Amendment.

EEOC Decision Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission affirmed on Thursday that discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation is prohibited under Title VII.

Chris Wilmes Appointed by Federal Court to Monitor Consent Decree

Christopher Wilmes was recently appointed to act as a consent decree monitor in the case of EEOC v. Source One Staffing…

HSPRD Sponsors LAF’s ‘Justice is Served’ Event

HSPRD is proud to support the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago’s annual Justice is Served event on April 10, 2015.

Three HSPRD Partners Join National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Three HSPRD partners have been selected to the 2015 list of the “Nation’s Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

HSPRD Congratulates Partner Deane B. Brown On A Three-Peat

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. congratulates our new partner, Deane B. Brown, on being named to the list of the Top 100 Lawyers in Illinois for the third consecutive year in the 2015 issue of Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine, published in conjunction with Chicago Magazine. Deane was also named to the list of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Illinois for the sixth consecutive year in 2015.

HSPRD Partner Christopher Wilmes speaks at Federal Bar Association

Mr. Wilmes recently spoke at the Federal Bar Association’s second annual Employment Law Seminar on a panel entitled “Use of Credit, Criminal, and Other Background Checks.”

HSPRD Attorneys Win at Trial

HSPRD partners Chris Wilmes and Josh Karsh convinced a jury to award $87,000 in lost wages and pain and suffering damages for an immigrant custodial worker who illegally lost her job because of an old arrest record.

Rivera Rivera v. Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.

In the case of Rivera Rivera v. Peri & Sons Farms, Inc., the court of appeals held that the Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to reimburse agricultural guestworkers for their travel, immigration, and recruitment expenses during their first work week. This decision could affect employment cases across the country.In the case of Rivera Rivera v. Peri & Sons Farms, Inc., the court of appeals held that the Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to reimburse agricultural guestworkers for their travel, immigration, and recruitment expenses during their first work week. This decision could affect employment cases across the country.

HSPRD Wins a Major Victory for Farmworkers

HSPRD wins a major victory for farmworkers in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. HSPRD wins a major victory for farmworkers in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Read More