Medical leaves of absence remain among the thorniest issues facing employers. A number of factors, not the least 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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The City of Chicago has passed a bill that will require Chicago employers to provide to full-time and part-time...
For many employers, post-accident drug testing has become routine. Through such testing, employers seek to enhance...
Much Shelist announced today it has appointed new principals and has re-elected its Management Committee to serve a...
The U.S. Department of Labor’s long-anticipated “Final Rule,” issued on May 18, 2016, updates the...
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...