Lawsuit Accuses Ill. Governor Of Patronage Hiring

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago attorney is asking a judge to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there’s an “embedded culture of patronage practices” in Illinois government. 118 more words


Common Misconceptions About Non-Competition Agreements in Texas 

A big part of my practice consists of enforcing non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements against the departing employees on behalf of their employers. Conversely, I also advise employees regarding what they can and cannot do in light of the non-competition or non-solicitation restrains imposed on them by their former employers.  779 more words

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Aggravated DUI Plea In Metro-East Highway Worker's Death

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting in court that he was driving impaired when he caused a 2012 wreck that killed a highway construction worker. 94 more words


Missouri's Next Execution Could Be Wednesday

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri man scheduled to die later this week, and the case is now heading to the U.S. 119 more words


Boeing to Pay 47 Million Dollars to Union Workers in Southern California

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday. 248 more words


Illinois Governor Grants Clemency To 43

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65.

Quinn said in a Friday news release that the clemency petitions are part of dockets that date back to 2007. 98 more words