Preparation and review of employment agreements, severance and separation agreements, non-compete and restrictive covenant agreements; confidentiality agreements, independent contractor agreements; sales agreements; wage payment and collection; wage and hour regulations; unemployment compensation; etc.
Human Resource audits; supervisor training, discipline, and termination; advice and preparation of employee handbooks, rules, policies, and procedures; etc.
Expert advice and representation in all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) legal matters, including sexual harassment, race, color, age (40 and over), sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical and mental disability, pregnancy, religion, sexual orientation, retaliation, marital status, familial status (with regard to housing), military status, Vietnam era veteran, unfavorable discharge from military service, arrest record, etc. Additionally, discrimination in the sale or rental of residential or commercial property, or the use and enjoyment of any place of public accommodation, such as a business, recreation, lodging, entertainment or transportation facility that is open to the public.
Family leave; pregnancy; whistleblower/public policy (i.e. following the law or reporting a violation of the law); unemployment compensation; jury duty; overtime pay; failure to follow termination procedure; breach of an employment contract; constructive discharge; workplace.
Illinois and federal laws govern numerous issues regarding pay. Non-inclusive examples of these issues range from prompt payment of wages/salary, overtime, commissions, incentives, bonuses; vacation; severance; unemployment compensation; equal pay, irrespective of gender; minimum wage; etc.
Our mission is to provide personal service and competent, experienced legal services to our clients on an efficient and economical basis. In keeping with this mission, we believe that our attorneys must:
By following these guiding principles, we believe we have established long-lasting client relationships that best serve client needs with customized affordable fee arrangements.
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