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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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Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1975, discrimination based on age is a prohibited act for most employers, according to the Department of Labor. The ADEA applies to people of all ages. Therefore, it is unlawful for … Continue reading

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a landmark piece of federal legislation that helps people with disabilities gain access to a number of different benefits, including employment. It is crucial that employers have an understanding of their responsibilities under … Continue reading

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Under the recently passed Chicago city ordinance, most Chicago employers now must allow employees to earn paid sick leave under a framework that causes only minimal costs to employers, effective July 1, 2017. The city of Chicago has joined several … Continue reading

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