Blog Post
02/21/2012
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay will speak at the "Employment Law for Businesses" seminars co-hosted by Arnstein & Lehr. The 4-part seminar series covers topics on  employment laws, pitfalls facing employers and easy steps to reduce liability and protect your business. The seminars will take place in Arnstein & Lehr's Chicago office and by teleconference in March, April, June and July. The first seminar will be March 14 and is titled “Independent Contractor v.

Blog Post
02/17/2012
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner E. Jason Tremblay authored the article titled “How to properly handle references for terminated employees,” which appeared in the February 6 edition of Inside Counsel. Mr. Tremblay”s article focuses on the complications that may arise when a company gives a reference for a terminated employee. He indicates there is a fine line between disclosing too much information and not disclosing enough. Mr. Tremblay also shares some examples of references and possibilities to consider when creating a policy on handling references.

Blog Post
02/13/2012
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay authored the article titled “How to properly handle references for terminated employees,” which appeared in the February 6 edition of Inside Counsel. Mr. Tremblay's article focuses on the complications that may arise when a company gives a reference for a terminated employee. He indicates there is a fine line between disclosing too much information and not disclosing enough. Mr. Tremblay also shares some examples of references and possibilities to consider when creating a policy on handling references.

Blog Post
01/27/2012
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Partner E. Jason Tremblay authored the article, “5 ways to protect your company when a key employee departs,” which appeared in the January 23 edition of Inside Counsel. In the article, he stresses the importance for all companies to know what steps to take when an employee decides to leave, especially in circumstances where he or she leaves to work for a competitor.

Blog Post
01/19/2012
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay authored the article, “7 ways to protect your company when hiring from a competitor,” which appeared in the January 9 edition of Inside Counsel. In the article, Mr. Tremblay recommends when hiring a competitor’s employee that a company should take certain steps to reduce the likelihood of being sued. He offers seven tips for the hiring process and how to behave once they start working.

Blog Post
01/13/2012
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Partner E. Jason Tremblay authored the article, “7 ways to protect your company when hiring from a competitor,” which appeared in the January 9 edition of Inside Counsel. In the article Mr. Tremblay recommends, when hiring a competitor’s employee, that a company should take certain steps to reduce the likelihood of being sued. He offers seven tips for the hiring process and how to behave once they start working.

Blog Post
01/05/2012
By Jason Tremblay

To the extent you believe there is any relationship between an employee’s commitment to the company and the company’s performance, a new employee orientation program is an excellent first step in maximizing that correlation and getting the most from your employees. Generally, and particularly in this competitive work environment, many employers feel that they do not have time to properly orientate new employees. And, if they do have the time, they feel as if the costs of such a program are outweighed by the possible benefits. However, this sends a bad message to the employee from day one.

Blog Post
12/14/2011
By Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Partner E. Jason Tremblay was interviewed and quoted in a December 8 online article in Human Resources Executive titled “When HR Sues.” The article discusses litigation by HR professionals and the problems companies face when HR is involved in litigation. In the article, Mr. Tremblay offers several tips for staying out of court when it comes to HR professionals or any other employee. To view the article in full, please click here.

Blog Post
11/30/2011
By Jason Tremblay

Chicago Partner E. Jason Tremblay was quoted in a November 21 article on Workforce.com regarding employee misclassification issues. The article,  “New Law Sinks Teeth into Misclassification of Workers,” discusses a new California law that targets misclassification of workers and provides fines on employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors. To view the article in full, please click here.

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