Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Make Sure that You Comply with the Older Workers’ Benefit Protection Act When You Write Your Separation Agreements.

Most separation agreements say that in exchange for receiving severance pay or some other benefit, the departing employee will agree not to...

Monday, April 22, 2019

Get In Shape for Summer!

Believe it or not, summer is almost here. Certainly, seasonal hiring is in full swing for many employers as students hurry to line up their...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Can You Receive Unemployment While You Are Also Receiving Severance Pay?

Yes, at least in Illinois . Illinois law permits an employee who is receiving weekly or monthly severance payments to also collect unempl...

Monday, April 15, 2019

NLRB Finds Swearing About Client is not Protected Activity

For a while under the Obama Administration, it seemed as if the NLRB characterized every gripe between co-workers as “concerted activity” a...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The Illinois Mandatory Retirement Program Is Here to Stay

Last fall, I wrote about the Illinois mandatory retirement program , which was set to take effect on November 1, 2018. Only large employe...