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Law and Your Workplace: Navigating the Complex Web of Employment Law

The Illinois Biometrics Information Privacy Act: A Flood of Class Action Litigation

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 03/30/18
Filed As: Compliance

Since last summer, over thirty class action lawsuits have been filed against Illinois employers alleging violations of the Illinois Biometrics Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). 

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My employee has a “new” Social Security Number… Now what?

Brian Sharpe By Brian Sharpe, on 03/23/18
Filed As: Compliance

Employers are sometimes forced to walk a fine line between I-9 compliance and national origin discrimination.

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Are you including non-discretionary bonuses when paying overtime?

Y. Angela Lam By Y. Angela Lam, on 03/16/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

If you answered “no,” chances are you are violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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“But she’s like a daughter to me!” Avoid this FMLA pitfall.

Gina LiVolsi By Gina LiVolsi, on 03/9/18
Filed As: Employee Leave

As an employer, you are surely aware that the FMLA entitles an eligible employee to take up to 12 workweeks of job-protected leave to care for a son, daughter, or parent with a serious health condition.

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“Mind-Numbingly Complex” Incentive Pay – It might create more problems than it solves…

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 03/2/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

As an employer, you’re regularly challenged to develop new and unique ways to motivate employee performance and productivity incentive-based compensation.

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So, you want to terminate an employee…

Martin LaPointe By Martin LaPointe, on 02/23/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

Let’s face it, no business is immune from making the tough decision to terminate an employee. And no one likes to do it. The real questions are how and when do you do it?

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