Labor & Employment Practice Group

5th Edition of Employment Law Toolkit for Illinois Employers is Now Available

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Chicago Partner, E. Jason Tremblay, has published the 5th Edition of his book entitled “Employment Law Toolkit for Illinois Employers – How to Protect Your Business From Liability and Comply with State and Federal Employment Laws.”  This 182-page book provides an excellent summary of federal and state employment and labor laws […]

Ban The Box Law Will Soon Apply to Small Chicago Employers

E. Jason Tremblay On November 5, 2014, the Chicago City Council approved an ordinance that effectively makes the recently-passed Illinois’ Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (commonly known as the Ban the Box Law) apply to Chicago employers with fewer than 15 employees. The purpose of the ordinance is to remove employment barriers for applicants […]

Medical Marijuana Law Comes to Illinois

  In an article entitled “Medical Marijuana Law Comes to Illinois,” Mark outlines the parameters of the newly passed Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. He then goes on to explain how this new law will affect employers in the workplace. To read the article in full, please click here.