Wearable fitness device manufacturer Jawbone has accused its rival and current leader in the space, Fitbit, of...
Labor & Employment
People are an employer’s most critical asset. And the employer-employee relationship works best when it is based on clear ground rules and an understanding of mutual obligations. Much Shelist’s labor & employment attorneys give employers answers and advice quickly with your business needs in mind. Our job is to provide counsel proactively, negotiate on your behalf when necessary, and litigate forcefully when the situation warrants. When urgent questions arise regarding issues such as firing an employee or handling an unexpected medical leave, and you need answers fast, we are accessible and responsive.
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4.21ArticleExpensive Headaches: Payment or Reimbursement to Employees for Individual Health Insurance Coverage Will Cost Employers
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have...
Consider the following scenario: You are an employer located in Cook County. Two recently terminated employees filed...
4.21ArticleEmployee Arbitration and Class Action Waiver Agreements Help Limit Employer Liability and Lower Costs
Employers seeking ways to limit liability in employment-related disputes should consider adopting binding employment...
On May 7, 2015, Sheryl Jaffee...
New State Senator Continues Full-Time Law Practice
Chris Nybo has been promoted to special...
In a one-two punch to employers, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made it dramatically...
On August 22, 2014, regulations pertaining to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (the Statute...