Illinois Bias Law Now Covers Criminal Convictions

Employment Law Alert Illinois Bias Law Now Covers Criminal Convictions Illinois employers now have yet another law to navigate. The state human rights statute now bans discrimination based on a candidate’s or employee’s criminal conviction unless the employer can show...

Duty of Loyalty

While many people are familiar with non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, the duty of loyalty and what it entails is less well known. Yet, there are important aspects to this duty which have substantial implications for employers and employees. For...

Think You Can’t Terminate an Employee on FMLA Leave? Think Again

One of the biggest misconceptions about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is that it insulates employees from disciplinary proceedings while they are on FMLA-approved leave. Anyone who assumes that taking FMLA-protected leave provides some type of protection...