From our private database of 26,900+ case briefs...
Arres v. IMI Cornelius Remcor, Inc.
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
333 F.3d 812 (7th Cir. 2003)
In 1996, IMI Cornelius Remcor, Inc. (Remcor) (defendant) hired Janice Arres (plaintiff) as a human-resources administrator. In March 1999, the Social Security Administration (SSA) advised Remcor that 10 percent of Remcor’s employees had entered social-security numbers on their W-2 forms that were inconsistent with federal records. Arres, believing these employees to be aliens who lacked authorization to work in the United States, recommended that Remcor fire the employees. Remcor instead sought legal advice from the SSA and an attorney, ultimately deciding to ask the employees to review their W-2 forms and correct any errors. Arres believed that Remcor’s course of action was unlawful and refused to process any information provided by the employees in response to Remcor’s request. Remcor thereafter fired Arres. Arres sued Remcor, alleging that Remcor had fired her in retaliation for her refusal, and claiming that her discharge was in violation of Illinois law. The district court granted summary judgment to Remcor, and Arres appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Easterbrook, J.)
What to do next…
Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.
You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 541,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.
Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee
Here's why 541,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
- Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 26,900 briefs, keyed to 983 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
- The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
- Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
- Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.