Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Age Discrimination in Employment

As a business law attorney, I know that it is important for business owners to hire the right people to help meet their company’s goals. In doing so, however, they must be sure to follow all of the applicable local, state, and federal laws that define and prohibit employment-discrimination. While the most talked-about forms of […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Hiring Seasonal Employees

Thanksgiving has come and gone which means that the Christmas shopping season has officially begun. For many companies—especially those in the retail sector—it is nearly impossible to keep up with customer demands without hiring additional staff. As a business law attorney and a business owner, I know how difficult it can be to find and […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Disproportionately Popular Jobs

While it may not be the largest nation, the United States is arguably the most diverse country in the history of the world. Diversity, in this sense, refers to more than race, ethnicity, national origin, and sexual orientation. The United States, as it currently exists, is home to a wide variety of cultures, communities, and […]

Interviewing Tips for Avoiding Sensitive Legal Issues

Small businesses have recently seen an increase in the hiring of new employees. In fact small business hiring is at the highest level it has reached in eight years. Hiring new employees allows small businesses to help the U.S. economy grow, and also lowers the national unemployment rate. However, small business owners must be careful […]

Union membership shrinking in the U.S.

Union membership of wage and salary workers in the U.S. fell to 11.3 percent last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Back in 1981, over 20 percent of wage and salary workers were part of unions. The Chicago Tribune reported a story on the shrinking union membership rates. The latest numbers are a […]

Credit Score Can’t Be Considered for Employment

Earlier this year, the Chicago City Council passed an amendment to the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance that “prohibited employers from using credit history as a basis for making employment decisions,” according to the City of Chicago’s official website. The ruling came after a slew of complaints and even ads around the city stating that “the […]