Digital Assets Act Allows Access to Descendant’s Online Accounts During your lifetime, you were an avid user of social media. You couldn’t resist
Buying a Company? Better keep a Close Eye on Cyber Security Measures in the Acquisition Target!
When deciding to sell your company, there are a number of different ways it can be accomplished. A lot of the decision can stem from
Illinois’ “Ban the Box” Law Prohibits Employers from Making Criminal History Inquiries of Applicants
“What do you mean I can’t ask an applicant if they have any criminal convictions on my company’s employment application?” “How am I supposed to
I recently spoke on a panel discussion at the DuPage County Bar Association “Mega Meeting” in Lisle on the subject of “The Freedom to Work
New Federal Law Prohibits Companies from Restricting the Right to Complain! Retailers and consumer products companies need to be aware of a new law affecting
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
As most employers with 50 or more employees know, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees to take up to twelve (12)
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
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.
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
We all know that the holiday season is beginning. Soon, businesses will be celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day and other winter holidays.
The elections are just about 5 weeks away. We’ve all been bombarded with ads and pleas telling us “Your Vote is Important!” The right
Now that school has started up again, it’s always a good time to remember that employees in Illinois have the right to take time off
In a first of its kind measure designed to free low wage earners from undue restrictions in finding other jobs in their field, Illinois has
This is Part 2 of a 2 Part series designed to educate employers on the EEOC Charge Process. It picks up at the point where
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
Illinois has just passed a new law, the “Child Bereavement Leave Act” which will allow up to 10 working days of unpaid leave to
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
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