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Keeping the peace between employer and employees in Chicago

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by

Keeping the peace between employer and employees is beneficial to both, but often an arduous task. Employers want employees to work to the best of his or her ability while maintaining a positive morale. Employees feel the need to hold on to their jobs even if they disagree or dislike their boss. High morale can…

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Do employers have to pay Illinois interns?

Posted on: September 25th, 2013 by

The Department of Labor (DOL) states that unless an employer is a non-profit organization, using an intern for unpaid labor is against the law according to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Many businesses experiencing a down-turn attempt to find interns who are willing to provide free labor simply for the opportunity of gaining experience,…

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When is a Job Termination wrong in Chicago?

Posted on: August 25th, 2013 by

If your job loss was a result of your being fired, and you believe your termination was due to your legal rights being violated, the Goldman & Ehrlic law firm is your best resource to assist you in determining if you should pursue legal recourse against your former employer. Wrongful Discharge in Chicago The State…

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Am I a victim of gender descrimination?

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by

In the workplace, all employees should be treated with the same level of respect and professionalism, regardless if you are a man or a woman. However, sometimes this simply does not happen. And if it doesn’t, it is against the law. How do you know if you are experiencing gender discrimination? Your first step should…

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Whistleblower Rights

Posted on: April 17th, 2013 by

A “whistleblower” is someone who reports misconduct or wrongdoing to the proper authorities. In an employment context, this usually means the whistleblower is someone on the inside who knows unlawful or unethical activity is going on, and reports it to either another employee or a superior. Many people are fearful of whistleblowing, due to possible…

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