TOP TEN REASONS TO CREATE AN ESTATE PLAN NOW Many people think estate plans are for someone else, and not for them. Common misconceptions are
Will Sexual Orientation be Protected Under the Law? Supreme Court Will Decide LGBT Employee Discrimination Next Term In 1964, the landmark Civil Rights Act
“FACE IT!” BRINGING AN ACTION FOR THE IMPROPER USE OF FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY MAY GET TOUGHER IN ILLINOIS
Many businesses currently are defending a wave of class action lawsuits filed under the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, popularly known as “BIPA” ). The
Overtime Salary Rules to Change Soon! The Fair Labor Standards Act requires all non-exempt employees who work over 40 hours in a single workweek to
Legislative Alert!!!!! Illinois Minimum Wage Set to Rise to $15.00/Hour The Illinois Legislature has passed a bill to raise the minimum wage in Illinois from
Hoping that declaring bankruptcy will stay a discrimination or retaliation lawsuit against you brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) on behalf
Legislative Alert!!!!! Newly elected Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has wasted little time putting in place an Executive Order that prohibits state agencies from asking job
Government Shut Down Impacting Federal Discrimination Claims The U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the agency that is responsible for enforcing the Federal prohibitions against discrimination
As we turn the corner into a brand new year, there are many new laws that Illinois has enacted which will impact the employment law
EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT!!! EMPLOYERS USING BACKGROUND CHECKS MUST TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION UNDER NEW CHANGES TO THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT Effective immediately, employers who
Giving Back to the Community William P. Boznos Mentors Young Attorney Boznos Law, P.C. is proud to announce that William P. Boznos will be
On Tuesday November 6, 2018, elections will be held throughout the country for a variety of government positions. Your vote is important! There are several important issues on the ballot, some local in nature, some having statewide impact.
In today’s workplace, most employers have gone (kicking and screaming) into the digital age as it relates to their employment practices. Prospective employees fill out on-line applications that are filtered by OCR programs designed to seek out relevant key words in order to pass along an applicant to a company.
For the second time in two years, Illinois Governor Rauner has vetoed a Bill that would have prohibited an employer from seeking salary information from seeking salary information from prospective employees.
Last month, we provided notice to all that the Illinois legislature had passed a bill which would have extended coverage of the Illinois Human Rights Act to small employers.
Naperville, IL August 9, 2018 – Becoming an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau is an honor not accorded to all businesses; because not all businesses meet eligibility standards.
#MeToo! has spawned a wave of internal investigations as companies respond to claims of sexual harassment and other wrongdoings in the workplace.
I am pleased to announce that I have been elected to a leadership position within the DuPage County Bar Association. As you may know, my practice concentrates heavily on labor and employment law.
One of the most frequent questions I get from business owners is: “Do all these laws regarding discrimination apply to me? I have a small business.” For the most part, small business owners
What to Include in an Offer Letter An Offer Letter is a formal offer of employment to a job applicant. It is used to