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What to Know About IL FMLA Laws

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows certain employees to take unpaid leave with the right to go back to work under certain conditions. Illinois law provides employees certain medical leave rights on top of those already mandatory under federal law. If more than one law applies and they contradict...

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Continuing to Work Remotely in Illinois

While the COVID-19 pandemic forced millions of employees to work remotely, this new work model has become a mainstay for many businesses – even after it was safe to return to our offices. This is because many employers realized there are numerous benefits to working from home. If you are an employer...

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Proving Employment Discrimination

It’s important that no one is discriminated against in the workplace. Unfortunately, there are many forms of employment discrimination. Whether you are treated unfairly because of your race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national origin, the law is on your side. It protects employees from wrongful termination or other forms of...

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Remote Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, most businesses have had to adapt to working remotely. But while there have certainly been some benefits to this, there have also arisen some new problems. One such problem has become sexual harassment in a digital world. 

Though it may seem counterintuitive for...

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