RFC Convinces NLRB That Union Use of Inflatable Rat is Illegal

In a case of first impression, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint asserting that a union’s use of an inflatable rat was an illegal attempt to pressure a third party not do business with the union’s intended target. The use of inflatable rats is notoriously associated with labor union protests, and descends […]

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Rauner Expands Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

In late July, Governor Rauner signed a bill expanding the River Edge Redevelopment Zone Historic Tax Credit. What was once limited to Aurora, East St. Louis, Elgin, Peoria, and Rockford will now be available statewide to promote employment and economic development. Created in 2012, the program offered a 25% state income tax credit for rehabilitating […]

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