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New Ordinance Mandates Contracts for Domestic Workers
New Ordinance Mandates Contracts for Domestic Workers

Many individuals mistakenly believe that when they hire an individual to perform domestic work, they are hiring an independent contractor and only need to pay for services when rendered. However, this assumption is incorrect and can lead to costly fines and litigation. In ...

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    A recent announcement from United Airlines stated that employees who have been exempted from its vaccine mandate will be placed on unpaid leave. This ...

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  • Should We Pay Student Athletes?

    The total athletics revenue reported among all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletics departments in 2019 was $18.9 billion . ...

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    Background checks have become an essential part of the hiring process. And it makes sense that employers want as much information as possible about ...

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    Under the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act , which took effect in 2015, Illinois requires that certain employers provide a retirement ...

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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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