ISBA to republish Jason Tremblay’s medical marijuana article

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay recently authored “Medical marijuana comes to Illinois – What it means for Illinois employers,” which will be featured in the January issue of the Illinois State Bar Association’s “Best of Newsletters” column. It was originally published in the December issue of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Labor […]

Lori Adelson interviewed by Fox Business for video segment on illegal interview questions

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was interviewed on December 3 by Fox Business News for a video segment posted to its website titled “Common interview questions that are actually illegal”. Ms. Adelson advises that simple questions such as marital status and what country you are from are illegal to ask when […]

Jason Tremblay presents at Illinois CPA Society Chicago on common employment law mistakes

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay presented “Common Employment Law Mistakes for Illinois Businesses: What Are They and How to Avoid Them” to the Illinois CPA Society – Chicago South Chapter on November 21. Mr. Tremblay’s presentation reviewed Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage and overtime standards, the employee dilemma regarding independent contractors, importance […]

Jason Tremblay to present to Illinois State Medical Society

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay will be presenting on November 14 at the “Time for a Check-up: Improving the Business Health of Your Practice” seminar. Jason’s presentation will be about best practices for managing your workforce.

Harley Storrings writes for HR.BLR.com on lawsuits filed by Amazon.com

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Harley Storrings wrote an article for HR.BLR.com on October 29 titled, “Preventing unpaid wage and overtime lawsuits.” In the article, Harley discusses how recent lawsuits filed by warehouse employees of Amazon.com bring to light the issue of unpaid wages and overtime compensation. Mr. Storrings stresses the importance of an employer […]

Mark Spognardi writes on medical cannabis and firearms issues in Illinois

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark A. Spognardi recently wrote two articles regarding two laws that were recently passed in Illinois regarding concealed carry and medicinal marijuana. The first article titled, “Illinois Enacts Medicinal Cannabis Pilot Program Law” for Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor on October 9. Recently, the state of Illinois enacted the Compassionate Use of […]

Mark Spognardi writes for Inside Counsel on harassment claims

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark A. Spognardi authored an article for Inside Counsel’s website that was published on September 30. The article titled, “Failure to complain insulates employers from harassment claims,” discuss two cases that demonstrate why employers should properly review and train employees on the harassment policies of their company. To read the […]

Lori Adelson contributes to article on reinstating employees after filing wrongful-termination claims

Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson offered her advice to an October 2 Human Resource Executive Online article titled, “Navigating the Perils of Re-boarding.” The article focuses on the challenges that HR professionals are faced with when reinstating employees after filing a wrongful-termination claim. To read the article in full, please click here.

Mark Spognardi contributes to two HR publications

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark A. Spognardi was quoted in two articles that appeared on Thomson Reuter’s HR Compliance Bulletin and Employee Terminations Bulletin. The first article, “Social media harassment: Potential legal liability for your organization?” discusses harassment through social media and whether or not an employer is able to take action should an […]

Mark Spognardi and Charles Pautsch present successful seminars on new concealed carry, medical marijuana legislation in Illinois

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partners Mark A. Spognardi and Charles W. Pautsch hosted two seminars titled “Guns and Weed” on September 10 and 11. The seminar addressed how to comply with the newly passed Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act, as well as the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. These two laws are […]