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Illinois has some of the most employee-friendly laws in the country. Even well-intentioned employers may unwittingly run afoul of our ever-evolving laws, suffering severe consequences. To help others avoid the same fate, we’ve put together this list of…

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  As you may know, the City of Chicago has passed legislation gradually increasing the minimum wage to $13.00 per hour by July of 2019. Now, suburban Cook County has followed suit and passed an ordinance which will also gradually raise wage for non-tipped…

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Ah, Illinois, the land of wonder, where is is illegal to fish while sitting on a giraffe’s neck; or eat in a place that is on fire; or fly a kite within the city limits of Chicago (true!). 2017 has arrived, bringing with it a whole new series of laws that…

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As most employers with 50 or more employees know, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees to take up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave for their own or a family member’s serious health condition. An employee’s ability to take small…

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Workplace sexual harassment creates significant legal exposure for employers (as well as management/supervisory employees) and it can also have a devastating effect on the health and well being of employees. Sexual Harassment is covered under Title VII of…

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Recently, the City of Chicago passed, (by a vote of 48-0) legislation known as the Paid Sick Leave Ordinance which will provide Chicago employees up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year, effective July 1, 2017. Chicago is following a trend that is…

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The Zika virus (spread through particular mosquitos) is spreading throughout not only South America, but also here in the United States. At its current rate of spreading, it will become an epidemic shortly. There are at least 46 confirmed cases of the…

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Password sharing.  Don’t do it!!! It’s a common phenomenon in the workplace, yet it can lead to unexpected liability in the employment law context for unwary employees. A new breed of creative lawsuits has emerged holding employees (both those terminated,…

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This is Part 1 of a 2 Part series designed to guide employers through the EEOC Charge Process. It takes an employer all the way through the process, prior to any finding being made by the EEOC. Part 2 will focus on what happens if the EEOC determines that…

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  Illinois has just passed a new law, the “Child Bereavement Leave Act” which will allow up to 10 working days of unpaid leave to attend the funeral of a child, make arrangements necessitated by the death of a child, or grieve the loss of a child. The law…
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