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Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Can’t We All Just Get Along?

I recently came across an interesting problem faced by an HR manager. A particular department at her organization consisted of ten employees—and no one got along. These employees disliked each other so much that they were constantly bickering, tattling, and scheming against ...

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  • Illinois Employers Now Required to Provide Anti-Harassment Training

    Employment law practitioners serving victims of workplace harassment and assisting businesses in creating healthy work environments have reason to ...

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  • Let Them Eat Cake…But Serve It Themselves: One Woman’s Fight against Gender Discrimination and Retaliation

    In a widely publicized $20 million lawsuit filed in New York, Plaintiff Nancy Saltzman is suing her former employer, ExlService Holdings, Inc., ...

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  • Google Employees “Sit In” to Protest Retaliation in Wake of Walkout

    On May 1, International Workers’ Day , over 1,000 Google employees from offices across the globe participated in a sit-in to oppose the retaliation ...

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  • More Employees Might Soon Be Eligible for Overtime Pay

    The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a new regulation earlier this month that would make approximately one million more American workers ...

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  • Good Employee Relations Are Critical for Your Growing Business

    Sometimes businesses undervalue and overlook a critical aspect of their success: their employees. Some business owners view employees as easily ...

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  • Statewide Protections for All Workers Have Yet to Materialize

    The State of Illinois enjoys strong anti-discrimination protections. The Illinois Human Rights Act (“IHRA”) forbids an employer from discriminating ...

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  • Do you know the implications of the "arbitration clause" in your contract?

    During the onboarding process, employees are often presented with a myriad of documents, including a company handbook, employment and confidentiality ...

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  • Have you asked your employees about harassment? Nike didn't either.

    Earlier this year, at least six top male executives at Nike left or announced their impending departure. The departures came after Nike’s chief ...

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  • Employment On-Boarding 101

    Starting a new job is never easy. Perhaps you’re dealing with the sometimes-messy task of resigning from your current employment, or maybe you are up ...

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