The U.S. Department of Labor’s long-anticipated “Final Rule,” issued on May 18, 2016, updates the...
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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5.17ArticleWhat’s an Employer to Do? The Continuing Conflict Between the U.S. Supreme Court and the NLRB Regarding Arbitration and Class Action Waiver Clauses
Although the United States Supreme Court has repeatedly held that the Federal Arbitration Act allows employers and...
After practicing law nearly 42 years — each and every one of them at Much Shelist — Tony Valiulis is...
In a recent Illinois case, AssuredPartners, Inc. v. Schmitt, a wholesale insurance brokerage...
Unlimited vacation time? What’s not to love?
On the face of it, such policies...
A new year has begun and, once again, change is upon us. Last year, several federal government agencies...
THE MEDICAL CANNABIS PILOT PROGRAM IN ILLINOIS
Is Illinois allowing recreational cannabis use, as is...
By now, almost everyone is familiar with Judge Berman's decision vacating Commissioner Roger Goodell's award...