O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Joseph E. Gumina has recently been elected as a shareholder of the firm. Joe will continue his labor and employment practice representing management in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin, and will represent clients in litigation matters in both state and federal […]

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has just published its Illinois Employers’ Management Handbook, a first edition, eighteen chapter resource edited by Attorney Joseph Gumina. O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is one of three law firms that contributed to the handbook, which covers a wide range of employment law matters in which the firm’s […]

Two recent decisions have surprised both employers and legal analysts evaluating what measures employers must take under the law. In one case, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals concluded, in Ekstrand v. School District of Somerset, that a teacher suffering from “seasonal affected disorder” has a “disability” under the American with Disabilities Act and that […]

It has been over 40 years since Congress passed Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) prohibiting workplace discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, and national origin. Since the passage of Title VII, employers have developed diversity and affirmative action programs to open the American workplace to historically […]

Today’s workplace is becoming significantly more diverse. It is predicted by 2020, the number of African-Americans, Hispanics, and Asians in the U.S. labor force will increase by 42 million while at the same time the number of Caucasians will only increase by 10 million. This demographic change in the U.S. labor force will create interesting […]

Milwaukee, WI (August, 2008) – Joseph E. Gumina joined the Milwaukee law firm O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. to lead their labor and employment practice. He brings with him extensive experience representing management in a vast array of employment and labor matters. Attorney Gumina is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois and […]