• Illinois Supreme Court Expands Strict Liability Standard for Workplace Sexual Harassment Committed by Supervisors
  • May 22, 2009
  • Law Firm: Winston & Strawn LLP - Chicago Office
  • Illinois employers are strictly liable for sexual harassment committed by any supervisor, even if the supervisor does not directly supervise the employee alleging harassment, according to a 4-2 ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court (with one justice abstaining).