Tuesday, November 19, 2019

General Assembly Amends the Law Legalizing Cannabis with Significant Impact on Employers

On Thursday, the General Assembly passed a bill amending the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, the law legalizing cannabis in Illinois (the...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Free Speech in the Workplace Series

Last week, Americans watched the opening proceedings of the third impeachment inquiry of a President in less than a century. In a couple...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Janus Decision Does Not Require Union to Pay Back Fees

Let’s call it Janus – 1; AFSCME – 1 in the battle over agency fees. Last week the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Independent Contractor or Employee?

I provide advice to some small businesses, and one question I often receive is whether they can classify their workers as independent con...

Monday, November 11, 2019

DOL Proposes Change to FLSA Fluctuating Work Week Rule

Earlier this week, the DOL proposed a change to the lesser-used FLSA overtime rule that allows employers to pay nonexempt employees who ...