Antonio Caldarone

Antonio Caldarone

Laner Muchin, Ltd.

Contact  |  View Bio  |  RSS

Latest Publications

Share:

Significant Changes To The Illinois Wage Payment And Collection Act Receive Little Publicity, But Employers Should Take Notice

On August 22, 2014, significant changes to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA) regulations became effective. The IWPCA is an Illinois law with a ten-year statute of limitations that governs the payment of...more

10/10/2014 - Employee Rights Wage and Hour Wage Deductions Wages

Employee's Failure To Follow Call-In Procedures Dooms FMLA Claims

Managing intermittent FMLA leaves is often challenging for employers. However, a recent case reinforces the requirement that employees must comply with reasonable call-in procedures to report FMLA absences. Following a recent...more

6/26/2014 - Employment Policies FMLA Hiring & Firing Unpaid Leave

Employers Should Be Cautious Before Searching Social Media Sites For Information About Prospective Employees

The ability to obtain information about a prospective employee on social media is hard to resist. With the explosion of social media sites and other information on the Internet, employers have a vast array of information...more

1/30/2014 - Employee Rights Job Applicants Social Media

Audit Workplace Policies And Practices To Ensure A Legally Compliant 2014

Auditing internal employment policies and practices helps to identify and resolve areas of legal risk. The types of workplace policies that should be regularly reviewed include: EEO/Harassment; Complaint Reporting Procedures;...more

1/17/2014 - Audits Compliance EEO Employer Liability Issues FMLA Harassment Mobile Devices Workplace Investigations

Develop And Schedule Employment Training Programs For 2014

The beginning of 2014 is an excellent time to assess your training needs for the year and schedule training sessions before schedules fill up. An employment training program should include training for both employees and...more

1/14/2014 - Compliance Training

Tis The Season To Avoid Wage and Hour Pitfalls With Holidays and Bonuses

As the end of the year and year-end holiday season approach, so do annual bonus time and paid holidays. Employers should avoid some common wage and hour pitfalls with bonuses and paid holidays. The first common pitfall is not...more

12/10/2013 - Bonuses Holidays Wage and Hour Year-End Compliance Checklist

Illinois Department Of Labor Assessing Fines For Record-Keeping Violations

Illinois wage laws like the Illinois Minimum Wage Law (IMWL) and One Day Rest in Seven Act (ODRISA) require employers to maintain certain records for each employee, such as time records of hours worked, records showing the...more

11/13/2013 - DOL Fines Recordkeeping Requirements Rest and Meal Break

Lady Gaga, Former Personal Assistant, Settle Overtime Claims; Case Highlights Risk Of "On Call" Expectations For Non-Exempt...

Last week, a federal court in New York approved an undisclosed settlement between pop singer Lady Gaga and her former personal assistant to resolve the personal assistant’s overtime claims. Although the terms of the...more

11/6/2013 - Employee Rights Lady Gaga Non-Exempt Employees On-Call Employees Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour

Court Rules That Employees Involved In Alleged FMLA Violations Can Be Held Personally Liable

A federal district judge in Illinois recently ruled that a former employee may proceed with his interference and retaliation claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) against his former employer’s Human Resources...more

10/16/2013 - Employer Liability Issues FMLA Personal Liability Policy Violations Termination Training

New Illinois Law Sets Default Deadlines For Defendants To Tender Settlement Agreements And Make Settlement Payments

Effective January 1, 2014, a new Illinois law amending the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure will, unless otherwise agreed by the parties, require defendants settling certain claims to provide plaintiffs with a draft...more

9/24/2013 - Deadlines Payment Plans Settlement

Employers Take Note: Back To School Means Parents May Exercise Rights Under Illinois School Leave Law To Attend School Conferences...

As children across Illinois go back to school, employers should take note of a lesser-known Illinois employment law that gives parents the right to take time off to attend school conferences or classroom activities. The...more

9/7/2013 - Parental Rights School Visitation Rights Act

New Illinois Law Gives Employers Incentives To Hire Ex-Offenders And Allows Ex-Offenders To Seal Criminal Records

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed a bill into law that gives employers greater financial incentives to hire persons with criminal records and makes it easier for ex-offenders to seal or expunge their criminal...more

8/23/2013 - Criminal Records Incentives Pat Quinn Sealed Records

Senate Confirms President Obama's NLRB Nominees, But This Development Is Unlikely To Render Noel Canning Moot

As part of a deal to avoid changes to its filibuster rules, the Senate last week confirmed President Obama’s nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). ...more

8/8/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB Confirmation Proceedings NLRB Political Appointments

Chipotle Assistant Managers Allege They Were Misclassified As Exempt Employees, Court Rules They Can Proceed With Overtime Claims

A New York federal court recently granted conditional certification of a nationwide class of Assistant Managers at Chipotle restaurants based on the allegations that Chipotle misclassified Assistant Managers as exempt from...more

7/8/2013 - Chipotle Grill Employer Liability Issues Exempt-Employees FLSA Managers Supervisors Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour

14 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1