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Contracted COVID-19 at work? You may have recourse

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to the workplace after being absent meant facing a pile of paperwork and emails. Now, however, returning to work involves a number of serious risks, depending on the type of job the employee has. Because of the pandemic, many employees are struggling to balance the needs of their employers, their

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How Well Do You Know the Laws for Discrimination in the Workplace

If you’re an employer, a discrimination lawsuit from one of your employees can be devastating to company morale, corporate reputation, and talent recruitment. To protect yourself from lawsuits, you need to follow and be cognizant of the laws concerning discrimination against employees, applicants and other parties, as set forth by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

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FFCRA business impact

THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA) BUSINESS IMPACT: HOW WILL IT AFFECT YOU?

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)  business impact is being felt across the country, and in some cases, making matters more complicated for employers. However, when utilized correctly, FFCRA is a quick government response to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus while also limiting the financial impact on employees and employers. 

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Gardi & Haught Reaches $4 Million Settlement Through Zoom Mediation During COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite the courts being closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Schaumburg, Illinois-based law firm Gardi & Haught, Ltd. reached a $4 million settlement during a Zoom mediation on behalf of its client Sandra Garza, who suffered injuries during a workplace accident three years ago. Despite the courts being closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Schaumburg,

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Small Business Loans Q and A

SMALL BUSINESS STIMULUS PACKAGE LOANS: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

SMALL BUSINESS STIMULUS PACKAGE LOANS: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED By Samuel Park and Stacey Lynch If your business did not receive a small business stimulus loan from the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) before funds ran out, there‘s still hope! Another $310 billion was just approved to help small businesses retain their staff during the State’s

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Help With Landlord Screening Criminal History in Cook County

Help With Landlord Screening Criminal History in Cook County By Michael DeSantis If you are a landlord in Cook County, be aware that there is an ordinance that went into effect concerning the way landlords are screening criminal history of potential tenants.  Now, before screening the prospective tenant’s criminal history, housing providers must first check

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