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Tips For Drafting Employee Handbooks – Tip #6: Requiring Acknowledgement Forms

This article is the last part of a six-part series. The purpose of this series is to provide tips and identify potential pitfalls associated with the drafting of an employee handbook....more

Tips For Drafting Employee Handbooks - Tip #5: Updating Handbooks to Address Changes in the Legal Landscape

This article is part five in a six-part series. The purpose of this series is to provide tips and identify potential pitfalls associated with the drafting of an employee handbook....more

Tips For Drafting Employee Handbooks - Tip #4: Avoiding Invasion of Privacy Claims

This article is part four in a six-part series. The purpose of this series is to provide tips and identify potential pitfalls associated with the drafting of an employee handbook....more

Tips For Drafting Employee Handbooks – Tip #3: Avoiding Breach of Contract Claims

This article is part three in a six-part series. The purpose of this series is to provide tips and identify potential pitfalls associated with the drafting of an employee handbook....more

Tips For Drafting Employee Handbooks - Tip #1: Determining the Appropriate Scope and Length

While an employee handbook serves many functions, its primary purpose from a legal standpoint is to reduce potential liability with respect to claims brought by current and former employees. Unfortunately, many employers are...more

ADA Does Not Require Employers to Provide Multi-Month Leave Beyond Expiration of FMLA Leave – Seventh Circuit

This week the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision helpful to employers grappling with whether they must extend an employee’s time off following the expiration of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave as a...more

Investigate FMLA Fraud? Absolutely! But…

Courts have repeatedly affirmed employers’ right to investigate the perceived misuse or abuse by employees of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). After all, while eligible employees have the right to take...more

ADA Tip: Remember To Include GINA Safe Harbor Language When Requesting Medical Information For Purposes Of Evaluating An...

Although employers are generally prohibited from obtaining medical information about their employees, they are permitted to do so in certain circumstances, including when such information is necessary to evaluate a job...more

Think Your PTO Policy Complies With the Chicago or Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances? Think Again.

The City of Chicago’s (the “City’s”) and Cook County’s (the “County’s”) paid sick leave (“PSL”) Ordinances took effect on July 1, 2017, generally requiring employers to provide employees in Chicago and non-opt out locations...more

Paid Sick Leave Laws – City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois

The City of Chicago and Cook County have each passed “Paid Sick Leave” ordinances that go into effect July 1, 2017. Employers with employees in Chicago (but not other parts of Cook County) need only comply with the City of...more

New Leave Laws in Illinois

Illinois employers should be aware of four new leave laws that may require revisions to leave policies and procedures: Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act: Effective January 1, 2017, this act requires Illinois employers to...more

Chicago Passes New Sick Leave Law

The Chicago City Council recently passed the Chicago Paid Sick Leave Ordinance which allows workers in Chicago to earn up to 40 hours of paid sick time per year. The ordinance, which takes effect July 1, 2017, applies to...more

The DOL’s New FMLA Poster – Does It Impact Your FMLA Policy?

By now, you’re likely aware (and if you’re not, you should be) that, in April, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”)issued a new “Employee Rights Under The Family And Medical Leave Act” poster, to replace the prior poster on...more

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