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Lopinot awards nurse practitioner $119K default judgment in wage dispute

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 30, 2018

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot granted default judgment for a nurse practitioner who alleges she was not paid her full wages.

Illinois Prevailing Wage Act does not apply to state's high-speed rail project, court rules

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 16, 2018

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois granted summary judgment to Professional Transportation Inc. (PTI) in an Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (IPWA) case filed by a former employee.

New bill would make Illinois gas taxes highest in the nation

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Apr 12, 2016

A new 30-cent-per-gallon tax hike would make Illinois gas taxes the highest in the nation by far, and pour more money into a broken system.

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