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Sarah J. Gasperini


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Sarah J. Gasperini is an Associate in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management exclusively in a variety of employment and labor law matters before state and federal courts and agencies.

On the labor side, Ms. Gasperini advises employers in defending union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practices, and representation cases. She also assists employers in maintaining union-free workplaces, and counsels them in successfully preserving union-free status. In addition, Ms. Gasperini advises employers on matters involving labor contract administration issues and collective bargaining. She has briefed petitions for review of National Labor Relations Board decisions before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and defended 10(j) injunction proceedings in district court.

Ms. Gasperini also counsels clients on several areas of employment law, including employee handbooks, discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin and disability, disability accommodation, and retaliation, including retaliatory discharge.

While attending law school, Ms. Gasperini worked as a Law Clerk with the Chicago office of Jackson Lewis, where she assisted in a variety of matters, including preparing cases for arbitration, researching issues of law, and defending administrative charges. She was also a student editor of the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Volunteer Guardian ad litem for minors

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August 15, 2017

Why the Chicago and Cook County Paid-Sick-Leave Ordinances May Apply to Your Organization

August 15, 2017

Paid-sick-leave ordinances (PSLOs) became effective in the City of Chicago and Cook County on July 1, 2017. The PSLOs require employers to grant paid sick leave to employees on terms more generous than what most employers have historically offered. (For example, see our article, Cook County, Illinois, Issues Final Paid Sick Leave... Read More

June 26, 2017

Cook County, Illinois, Issues Final Paid Sick Leave Regulations

June 26, 2017

The Cook County, Illinois, Commission on Human Rights has released final regulations that will govern its interpretation and enforcement of the Cook County “Earned Sick Leave” (ESL) Ordinance. The Ordinance is set to take effect on July 1, 2017. Passed on October 5, 2016, the Ordinance mandates that covered employers in Cook County... Read More

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