Blog Posts in June, 2016

  • Chicago's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

    As of July 1, 2017, all employers in Chicago will be required to provide eligible employees up to 40 hours of paid sick leave in each 12 month period. The law is an amendment to the Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance (2-25-050). Who is a covered employer? Any individual or business that maintains operations within the City of Chicago boundaries or who is subject to Chicago’s licensing requirements and ...
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  • What To Do If You're Being Sexually Harassed

    Sexual harassment is the term used to describe any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other conduct and behavior that is considered inappropriate in the workplace. If you find yourself on the receiving end of unfavorable and unwanted advances – whether it be quid pro quo or a hostile work environment – you have every right to take action to put an end to it. Don’t Fall ...
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  • Mistakes To Avoid When Drafting Non-Compete and Non-Solicit Agreements

    Employers who wish to protect their business will often draft non-compete and non-solicit agreements that implement certain restrictions on their employees after he or she leaves the job. Some of these restrictions can include sharing private and confidential information, competing against the employer, and soliciting other customers and employees. In this blog, our Chicago employment lawyer ...
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