Michael LeRoy, Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations and the College of Law at the University of IL will be providing a legislative update for us to include information on the following topics:
- Employee Privacy (Biometric Information Privacy Act, Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act)
- Sexual Misconduct and Discrimination Related to Employment
- Workers Compensation Retaliation Claims
- Employer Requirements to Vaccinate (OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard)
Professor Michael LeRoy received both his bachelors and masters degrees from the University of IL and his JD from the University of North Carolina. He has published extensively on antitrust in professional sports, immigration and employment policy (in particular, the “gig economy”), strikes and lockouts, voluntary and mandatory arbitration, employee involvement teams, and labor law implications stemming from national emergencies.
He has been interviewed by the New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, NPR and other national media; and his published researched on collective bargaining for college football players has appeared in widely read blogs, such as Salon. His research has been cited as authority by two federal appeals courts and the Minnesota Supreme Court. Research publications appear in Northwestern University Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Southern California Law Review, Emory Law Journal, and Stanford Law & Policy Review. His casebook, Collective Bargaining in Sports and Entertainment (Aspen, 2014) is an innovative treatment of antitrust and labor law in the context of major sports leagues, players unions, Hollywood, Broadway and the like.
He has won numerous teaching awards, including the Illinois Student Senate Teaching Award in 2013, which honored five campus-wide faculty members who were selected from more than 600 nominees.