Blog Post
06/08/2021
By Jason Tremblay and Alexander Reich

On May 31, 2021, both Houses of the Illinois legislature unanimously passed legislation that, if signed by Governor Pritzker, will overhaul the enforceability of restrictive covenants in Illinois.

Blog Post
06/04/2021
By Anna Maria Tejada and Zachary Kimmel

Please join us as Labor & Employment attorneys Anna Maria Tejada and Zach Kimmel present during our four-part webinar series focused on the challenging labor and employment issues that HR professionals face in managing today’s workforce. This interactive and engaging series of discussions will provide human resources and related professionals with solutions to a variety of day-to-day risk scenarios that often arise with hiring and recruiting, performance management and discipline, employee leave, and termination.

Blog Post
05/20/2021
By Garrett P. Buttrey and Henry A. Platt

In January 2021, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, which will, once effective, constitute one of the broadest statutory bans of non-compete agreements in the United States. Indeed, not only will the new law place a near-total ban on non-compete agreements, but it will also impose an affirmative duty on employers to inform employees of the new law under threat of administrative and monetary fines.

Blog Post
05/18/2021
By Erik P. Pramschufer

Earlier this year, the Trump Department of Labor issued a new rule regarding how to classify workers as either employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In May, the Biden DOL revoked this proposed rule and confirmed its position that worker classification under the FLSA is meant to be governed by the ”economic realities” test. In this blog, we explain the
“economic realities” test and what these changes mean for employers, and identifies other worker classification issues businesses should be aware of.

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