TIPS FOR DEFENDING AGAINST CHICAGO COMMISSION ON HUMAN RELATIONS DISCRIMINATION CASES

Are you an employer who has just received an employment discrimination complaint from the Chicago Commission on Human Relations? Are you wondering what to expect from the process? It is important to first acknowledge the gravity of your situation. Even if these claims are completely unfounded, you need to properly respond to them to avoid […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Employment Law, Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation: What Is It and What Benefits Does It Provide?

You’ve been a faithful employee at a local restaurant and have dedicated 20 years to great customer service and providing fine dining. One day you go to the doctor for a routine check-up and discover that you have lung cancer; you’ve never smoked a day in your life, but the restaurant permits smoking and 20 […]

By |May 5th, 2015|Employment Law, Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

Top 3 Legal Danger Zones for Businesses Using Social Media

Over the years, social media has quickly taken the reign as one of the most utilized marketing tools of businesses, both large and small. Its efficiency and effectiveness, mixed with its low-cost, has caused many businesses to directly implement social media as not only a marketing tool, but as a tool to drive customer engagement.

Indeed, […]

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Are You In Compliance?

Since the economic downturn began in 2008, companies have been creatively looking to “trim the fat” when it comes to expenses. The recession, coupled with increased business regulations and health care reform has led businesses to continue expense-minimization efforts.

One way this has been achieved is by classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees. The […]

By |September 20th, 2014|Employment Law, Selling Advice|0 Comments
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