Category Archives: Employment Law

As an employer, it is important to know the difference between when a worker is considered an employee and when they are considered an independent contractor. There are tax implications for both types of workers, and it is important that … Continue reading

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If you employ minors, there are certain rules and regulations that the state of Illinois requires you to follow. A violation of minor labor laws could result in strict fines and even open you up to a workplace lawsuit. While … Continue reading

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As an employer, you rely on the hard, consistent work of your employees. If they show up late, skip out on work early, or frequently miss work days, your business shoulders the financial setback. In order to protect your business, … Continue reading

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As people spend more and more time on social media, it becomes easier to track their lives and gain a rough understanding of who they are. Companies know this, and social media sites sell data about each and every one … Continue reading

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Minimum wage in Illinois is $8.25 an hour, or $4.95 for tipped employees, according to the Illinois Department of Labor. As such, would it therefore be illegal to pay an employee less than this? Would this not be just as … Continue reading

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