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ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Announces $116.9 Million Multistate Settlement With Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, Inc.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul, along with 41 attorneys general, announced a multistate settlement requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Challenges Federal Rollback of Endangered Species Act Regulations
Attorney General Kwame Raoul, along with a coalition of 17 other attorneys general and New York City, filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s rollbacks of Endangered Species Act (ESA) regulations.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Encourages Lawmakers to Address Public Health Crisis Related to E-cigarette Use
Attorney General Kwame Raoul urged members of the Illinois House of Representatives to advance legislation as part of his ongoing efforts to address the public health crisis connected to the use of e-cigarettes.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Opposes Federal Attempt to Circumvent Civil Rights Protections
Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general in opposing a new federal rule undermining civil rights protections that prevent federal contractors from discriminating against employees.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Files Lawsuit Opposing Federal Rule Allowing Prolonged Detention of Children
Attorney General Kwame Raoul, as part of a coalition of 19 attorneys general, filed a lawsuit opposing a new federal rule circumventing the Flores Settlement Agreement, which has governed the treatment of children in immigration custody since 1997.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Secures More Than $3 Million for People Defrauded by Major Energy, Eligo Energy, and Realgy
Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced three settlements totaling more than $3.1 million with alternative retail electric suppliers Major Energy Electric Services LLC (Major), Eligo Energy IL, LLC (Eligo), and Realgy, LLC (Realgy).
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Highlights Home Repair Resources in State Fair Tent
Attorney General Kwame Raoul encouraged Illinois families to visit his tent at the 2019 Illinois State Fair.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul: Affected Consumers Can Now File Claims in $600 Million Settlement With Equifax
Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced affected consumers can now file claims to qualify for payments from the Consumer Restitution Fund established under the historic $600 million settlement with Equifax.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Opposes Rule Change That Endangers Rights of Millions of Workers
Attorney General Kwame Raoul, as part of a multistate group of 19 attorneys general, opposed the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal to narrow the interpretation of joint employment, thereby complicating how states enforce labor laws and leaving millions of workers vulnerable to labor violations.
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Raoul Applauds Passage of Bill to Protect Illinois Workers From Wage Theft and Other Unlawful Employment Practices
Attorney General Kwame Raoul applauded the Illinois House for passing legislation that would prevent and remedy wage payment violations and unfair labor practices.