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Benchmarks: Officer fired after arresting mayor’s son can sue

An Illinois police officer claimed he lost his job because he complained that his department had a bad habit of looking the other way when politically-connected drivers were caught committing traffic violations. Monday, a federal appeals court decided that the ...

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Benchmarks: Comp recipient didn’t forfeit benefits by ‘working’

An employer thought it had caught a supposedly disabled employee dead to rights when a private investigator’s surveillance video showed the employee working at her boyfriend’s herbal remedies store. But a state top court decided Friday that her workers’ compensation ...

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