As we approach the end of 2023, Illinois employers must be mindful of their compliance requirements and best practices to minimize or eliminate legal risk. Risk management is key to the overall success of any company. That is particularly true when… Read more→
On March 22, 2023, the NLRB issued detailed guidance for employers. In this article, you will find the takeaways that employers should be aware of. Want to learn more? Download the article by filling out the form.
Good fences make good neighbors. Clear, concise contracts make good business relationships. And, good dispute resolution provisions can make resolving future disputes quicker, cheaper, and even preventable. Generally, disputes in the United States take one or more of three tracks… Read more→
The EFBC community is dedicated to helping our members, their companies and their families prosper. No where do you feel this support more than as it is championed by our Strategic Partners. When you have a question or challenge, their… Read more→
No one enjoys engaging in difficult conversations with employees regarding workplace performance. However, putting it off or avoiding it altogether can have serious ramifications and even lead to legal liability. Too often, clients come to me with a desire to… Read more→
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, signed into law on December 20, 2019, contains some of the most significant changes to retirement planning in over 16 years for employees, employers who sponsor plans and plan administrators. … Read more→
Background checks are a critical screening tool for employers. However, it is imperative that companies conduct them, and take action in response to them, in a lawful manner. As illustrated through many recently filed lawsuits, this issue appears to have… Read more→
It is critical for companies to consider the harm that they could suffer by an unexpected employee departure. The good news is that companies can take a number of steps to minimize the exposure and risks associated with losing a… Read more→
Maintaining strong data security practices and emphasizing employee awareness of cyber threats is an essential part of doing business today even for small businesses.