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Humor at Work, and When Humor Isn’t Funny
Humor at Work, and When Humor Isn’t Funny

The world feels particularly heavy in this moment for many of us. Some are struggling to keep up with an increasing workload, juggling remote learning, or facing extreme winter weather, and perhaps all three at once. Others are battling unemployment or forced evictions or ...

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  • Comprehensive, Bipartisan Non-Compete Legislation Introduced in the Illinois General Assembly

    Representative Kelly Burke recently introduced Illinois House Bill 789 , a bipartisan bill aimed at reforming non-compete and non-solicitation ...

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  • Can You Be Fired for Storming the Capitol?

    There has been a flurry of news reports about individuals getting fired from their jobs because they participated in the January 6 th storming of the ...

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  • The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Here: What About Religious and Medical Exemptions in the Workplace?

    The much-anticipated vaccine for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) was just recently approved by the FDA . The vaccine will now be distributed across the ...

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  • The FFCRA’s Expiration Might Mean Increased ADA Claims

    The longest year in history is nearing its end and so too is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA” or the “Act”). As conditions remain ...

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  • Can Employers Require Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

    Several pharmaceutical companies have announced promising rates of effectiveness for their COVID-19 vaccines and the world is expecting an approved ...

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  • On Election Day, What Are Your Rights at Work?

    With Election Day just around the corner, many of us are making plans for how to vote this year. There are many options, including mail-in voting, ...

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  • Is Age Ignored in Corporate Diversity Initiatives?

    In September 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a finding that between 2013 and 2018, IBM engaged in systemic age ...

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  • When Parents Are Asked to Be Teachers, the FFCRA Might Help

    As we approach the end of August, many schools around the country are beginning to open. Some school districts have decided to remain fully remote or ...

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  • “Religious” Employees Have Been Stripped of Their Rights. How Should They and Their Employers Respond?

    The Supreme Court is often tasked with discerning where to draw the line when civil rights and religious liberty come into conflict. Earlier this ...

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