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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
In his article published September 16 on Inside Counsel’s website, Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark A. Spognardi followed up on his predictions from a previous Inside Counsel article that the new members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) members would be facing challenges immediately after their appointments. In the article titled, “Labor: NLRB […]
Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Mark A. Spognardi authored an article for Inside Counsel titled, “Labor law developments unfold before 2014 elections” that was published on September 2. Considering all of the president’s nominees were confirmed this summer by the Senate, Mr. Spognardi discusses the challenges the president’s labor board faces with GOB and legal […]