June 2, 2015

Wake-up Call to Employers About Unemployment Laws

Wake-up Call to Employers About Unemployment Laws A recent Illinois appellate court case reemphasises what employers need to do to oppose an unemployment claim. An employee was found by his supervisor asleep on duty as a security guard at O’Hare airport. The employer terminated the employee and the employee filed […]
November 25, 2014

Employers Cannot Ask About Criminal History on Job Applications

Employers Cannot Ask About Criminal History on Job Applications Starting January 2015, a new Illinois law will prohibit criminal history questions on job applications. Beginning in January, employers of 15 or more employees won’t be allowed to require prospective employees to disclose their criminal history on a job application.  The “Job Opportunities […]