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Dec
13
2017
Notice anything in the latest stories about sexual harassment and abuse? At the core of every case is the investigation. Yet, no two companies handle harassment investigations the same way. An investigation can sometimes be performed with inside staff, like an HR manager. But given the growing potential stakes, harassment complaints are often best handled […]
May
10
2017
If you’re a Chicagoland employer of as few as one employee who provides employees only vacation time (or no paid time at all) to cover absence when family health and emergency situations strike, come July 1, 2017 you may be breaking the law. What to do? Call your employment lawyer in the morning and follow her prescription. Here’s what to discuss during your office visit.
Jan
19
2017
The task of verifying identity and work authorization for new hires in the U.S. should go more smoothly with the new update to the I-9 Form. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced new changes that will make the process easier.
Dec
19
2016
We cover key points that Chicago and Illinois executives, independent contractors & freelancers need to consider when reviewing non compete agreements.
Dec
19
2016
Without regular attention to HR law requirements, a business can unwittingly find itself in court. In this post we cover 6 pitfalls & tips to avoid them.