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Paid Vacation and Time Off: What are Your Rights?

During times of high unemployment, many employees were happy just to have jobs, and questions about paid vacation and time off rights may not have been an immediate concern. Since the COVID-19- influe[...]

When Must Employers Pay Overtime in Illinois?

Having a job can be a rewarding experience, especially when employees are offered incentives such as overtime pay. Many individuals believe that overtime pay is an added bonus at certain jobs for [...]

Mitch Kline wins in the Appellate Court

Mitch Kline recently won an appeal in the Illinois Appellate Court. The case was against the Chicago Pension Board. Mitch was representing a Chicago police officer, who had worked fifteen years[...]

How to Develop an Effective Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Program

After the #MeToo movement hit the country several years ago, employers and people in general have become more aware of how pervasive sexual harassment is in society. It can happen anywhere, but it[...]

Political Beliefs and the Workplace

Many of us enjoy spending time in the break room or hallway and discussing important events in our lives with our co-workers. Sometimes the conversation may turn to the state of the economy and the wo[...]

Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated in Chicago?

There are many different kinds of work situations and relationships in the working world. Some people in Chicago have great working relationships, while other people experience a much more difficult w[...]