To Pay or Not to Pay? Beware When Hiring Interns

The current economic situation in this country has led to an increase in the use of unpaid internships by companies, especially unpaid internships for young people who have been hit particularly hard by unemployment.  However, employers need to be extra careful in this regard since the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently announced that it […]

New Bill Would Alter Non-Compete Law in Illinois

Illinois businesses should be aware that Illinois House Bill 4923 would radically alter the law regarding non-competition agreements in Illinois by creating the Illinois Not to Compete Act.  This Act would restrict the enforceability of non-competition agreements in several key respects and create numerous rebuttable presumptions in favor of employees that would make it more […]

E. Jason Tremblay publishes article for HR Advisor about avoiding employment-related litigation

General-Counselor contributor and Arnstein & Lehr Partner, E. Jason Tremblay, published the following article entitled, “Avoiding Employment-Related Litigation in 2009 and Beyond: 14 Preventative Measures Every Employer Should Complete,” for HR Advisor. HR Advisor May-June 2009: Avoiding Employment-Related Litigation in 2009 and Beyond Publish at Scribd or explore others: Law & Government Business & Law […]