Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Should You Have a COVID-19 Travel Policy

Normally, an employee’s off-duty travel, or the travelers that they host in their home, are rarely the concern of an employer. These are ...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Increase, Fair Workweek Ordinance, and More New Laws That Took Effect on July 1

While most people mark July 4 on their calendars, employers know that July 1 is also a day worth remembering because of the new laws that w...

Friday, June 19, 2020

Illinois Supreme Court Rules on Police Misconduct Records Case

On June 18, 2020, the Illinois Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that the City of Chicago did not have to comply with an arbitrat...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Supreme Court decision

Back in October of 2019, we wrote about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), hearing a trio of cases involving gay and transge...

Thursday, May 28, 2020

What an Employee Wellness Screening Should Include

A key component to businesses reopening in Illinois is daily or more frequent health screens for employees. Of course, it is important t...