Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Do You Pay Your Hourly Workers Bonuses? That May Affect Their Overtime Pay

The U.S. Department of Labor issued an interesting opinion letter earlier this month that I encourage employers who pay hourly employees ...

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Giving Test Answers to “Wives and Paramours” was not Equal Protection or Due Process Violation

CPD Sgt. Hosea Word took the promotional exam for Lieutenant in 2006 and scored 150th on the promotional list. Unfortunately for him, the...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Can Police Officers and Firefighters Use Medical Marijuana Off-Duty?

We have discussed how the  new recreational marijuana law  allows municipalities to prohibit police officers and firefighters from using ...

Monday, January 13, 2020

More New Laws for 2020

Last week we identified new laws affecting employers , including public employers, for 2020. Below are additional new laws impacting the ...

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Complaints about Directive to Alter Report is not Protected Speech

Earlier this week, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals found that the employer, City of Chicago, did not violate an employee’s First Amendment...