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Employment Practice

EEOC Controversies   ▪  IHRC Controversies   ▪  Employment Contract Issues   ▪  Drafting Contracts   ▪  Wrongful Termination Claims   ▪  Non-Compete Disputes  ▪  Breach of Contract Claims   ▪  Discrimination Claims   ▪  Affirmative Action Claims   ▪  Sexual Harassment Claims   ▪  Unsafe Work Environment Claims   ▪  FMLA Issues   ▪  HIPAA Issues  ▪  ADA Issues  ▪  ERISA/COBRA Claims

Whether you are an individual or a corporation, turn to Sullivan Hincks & Conway to work out your employment law matters. We can represent you in matters including:

  • Administrative agency controversies, such as those involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Illinois Human Rights Commission (IHRC)
  • Employment contract issues, such as drafting contracts, wrongful termination claims, and breach of contract claims
  • Non-compete disputes
  • Employment controversies prior to and during litigation
  • Prosecution and defense of discrimination claims
  • Prosecution and defense of affirmative action claims
  • Prosecution and defense of sexual harassment claims
  • Prosecution and defense of unsafe work environment claims
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) issues
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) / Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) claims

Representative Cases

  • Pregnancy Discrimination: Fortune 500 communications company terminated client shortly after notice of pregnancy.
  • Disability Discrimination: Large discount grocery chain terminated client, an individual suffering from cognitive defects resulting from prior car accident, after failing to provide reasonable accommodation.
  • Denial of Promotion In Retaliation for Reporting Sexual Harassment: Client, an employee of an international décor design company, denied promotion following report of sexual harassment by a supervisor.
  • Hostile Work Environment/Constructive Discharge: Large insurance and financial services company constructively terminated client following report of sexual harassment, and after company’s failure to properly investigate and prevent further harassment.
  • Filed summary judgment on behalf of small trucking company against claims of national origin discrimination and sexual harassment before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in United States District Court.
  • Defended large trucking company against claims of pregnancy discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.