Compliance

Executive compensation and regulatory compliance

Financier Worldwide Roundtable Discussion, Executive Compensation and Regulatory Compliance Arnstein & Lehr Partner Charles Pautsch recently participated in Financier Worldwide’s roundtable on executive compensation and regulatory compliance. Financier Worldwide indicates that the financial crisis put a spotlight on executive pay. Emerging reforms have companies making efforts to link pay to performance. However, measuring performance can […]

Social media policy concerns gain traction as NLRB issues first decisions

In-house counsel can take lessons from two recent NLRB decisions Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark Spognardi and Milwaukee Associate Jesse Dill recently published an article entitled “Social media policy concerns gain traction as NLRB issues first decisions.” The article discusses the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) two recent decisions regarding employers’ social media policies. […]

7th Circuit takes another look at reassignment as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark Spognardi and Milwaukee Associate Jesse Dill recently published an article entitled “7th Circuit takes another look at reassignment as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.” The article discusses the 7th Circuit opinion, EEOC v. United Airlines, Inc., which re-examined whether transferring an employee with a disability to a vacant […]

2012 Employment Law Toolkit for Illinois Employers now available

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay’s recently published the 2012 edition of the handbook, Employment Law Toolkit for Illinois Employers, is now available. The handbook is a comprehensive resource highlighting the significant employment and labor issues facing Illinois employers. It provides practical and cost-effective advice on avoiding employment and labor-related liability and complying with […]

2013 budget approves special funding for the DOL to “Detect and Deter” the misclassification of workers as independent contractors

On February 13, 2012, President Obama announced The Fiscal Year 2013 Budget. Notably, the 2013 Budget once again includes special funding for the Department of Labor to “detect and deter” companies from misclassifying employees as independent contractors. Specifically, 14 million is budgeted for misclassification, including $10 million for grants to States to identify misclassification and […]