Nora concentrates on all areas of labor and employment law. Her practice includes counseling and charge and litigation defense on a wide range of issues spanning the employer-employee relationship, including but not limited to hiring practices, employment agreements, policies and handbooks, leave, accommodations, wage and hour issues, employee reductions and separations, and restrictive covenants. She also has a concentration in affirmative action program preparation and planning, and represents federal contractors in audits and other matters pending before the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

Nora has represented companies in federal and state court litigation, including appellate litigation, and has represented clients in matters pending before numerous local, state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the OFCCP, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Department of Labor, the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, other state fair-employment practice agencies and departments of labor, and state unemployment compensation tribunals. She also provides input on labor and employment issues in client mergers and acquisitions, and prepares and conducts trainings and other presentations addressing employers’ obligations under federal and state law.

Employment Law Landscape

OFCCP Issues New Directives to Boost Contractor Compliance

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released three new directives late last week, which provide insight into its approach with respect to two key facets of contractor compliance under new Acting Director Craig Leen: compensation analysis and affirmative action programs (AAPs). “Directives” do not create or change laws, but provide guidance on the... Continue Reading