Archive, May 2018.
Study: Most Flight Attendants Have Experienced Sexual Harassment
For those who travel by air regularly, a team of attentive flight attendants may make each trip a more enjoyable experience. The flight attendants themselves enjoy some pretty nice perks, such as the ability to travel the world. Unfortunately, however, flight attendants are also subject to instances of sexual harassment—behaviors that have been described as “rampant” throughout the airline industry.
Making Summer Parenting Time Plans
In just a short time, school-aged children throughout Northern Illinois will be exchanging their textbooks for sunscreen, as summer vacation will soon be upon us. For their part, many parents are also looking forward to a summer filled with family gatherings, day trips, and outdoor adventures. Parents who share parenting time with a former spouse or partner, however, may have to do a little extra planning before they can truly enjoy the warmer months ahead.
NFL Cheerleaders Allege Impropriety by Team on Costa Rican Photo Shoot
For many people, professional sports cheerleaders present an ethical dilemma. On one hand, the women who are a part of professional cheerleading teams are generally independent and empowered, and they voluntarily sign up for a high-profile role within the specific organization. On the other hand, arguably professional sports cheerleaders use their physical appearance, charisma, and sex appeal to promote the team under which they are employed.
Changes to Illinois Law Regarding Spousal Support Calculations
Since 2016, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) has included a specific formula for divorce courts to use when calculating how much one spouse must pay to the other in the form of maintenance, also known as spousal support or alimony. The formula is based on each spouse’s annual income and is intended to provide additional support for spouses who earn substantially less than their partners earn. When the formula was created in 2016, it was meant to be applied in situations where the spouses earned less than $250,000 per year combined. Thanks to an update to the law…