The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that Illinois employers can reconcile commissioned sales "draws" without fear of class action
Chicago is entering the growing collection of jurisdictions enacting predictive scheduling requirements with the recent passage of the Fair Workweek
This month, we provide a rates-only update detailing state- and local-level minimum wage (and exempt employee pay) increases scheduled to occur on
It has been a very exciting year for our law firm and our retail clients. In April 2018, two preeminent firms, Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth
The past year has seen quite a few changes in labor and employment law. But with the New Year having just rung in, it’s time to look forward rather
On Aug. 24, the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) was amended to increase filing timeframes, allow for employee opt-out provisions, and modify the
Two years is a long time for an employee to stay in one place. According to the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, over one quarter
In recent years, the U.S. Department of Labor has increasingly prosecuted businesses for misclassifying their workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a trend that is likely to continue and possibly expand as the federal government maximizes its efforts to increase tax revenues in the current economic climate.
As detailed in our May 2011 Newsletter, employers in the hospitality and service industries face a steady stream of wage and hour lawsuits and must take certain proactive steps to minimize potential liability.
Are a company’s independent contractors really employees?