Mar 11, 2019
Oct 25, 2016
A newly filed lawsuit against Cook County judges alleges that thousands of impoverished arrestees are being illegally detained in Cook County jail due solely to their inability to pay their monetary bonds, and that the illegal practices complained of disparately impact African Americans.
Sep 20, 2016
In another legal blow to the Chicago Fire Department’s hiring practices, the federal Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled, today, in favor of female paramedics in their sex discrimination lawsuit. The Court struck down a physical performance test that Chicago used for more than a decade to screen applicants for paramedic positions in the Fire Department.
Aug 12, 2016
Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune ran an article on a class action lawsuit filed by HSPRD alleging wage theft against All Star Amusement, a subsidiary of carnival giant North American Midway Entertainment.
May 12, 2016
Yesterday, HSPRD and the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of current and former Alexander County Housing Authority residents against the Alexander County Housing Authority (ACHA) and it’s four past executive directors in Cairo Illinois.
May 05, 2016
HSPRD along with the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA) filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of former Dunkin’ Donuts workers against a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee yesterday.
Jan 22, 2016
HSPRD Shareholder Joshua Karsh was covered in a Chicago Sun Times news article earlier this week concerning his representation of the 111 black firefighters of the Chicago Fire Department.
Oct 19, 2015
HSPRD, last week filed a class action lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court against Presbyterian Homes on behalf of elderly residents of three Chicago subsidized-rent apartment buildings
Jan 16, 2015
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.”