The Possible Impact of Medical Marijuana Laws on Your Business

After more than a year and a half of delays, the Illinois medical marijuana pilot program is just about to get fully underway. Cultivation centers have announced that the harvesting of legally-grown marijuana plants has begun, and licensed dispensaries are expected to have products available within a few weeks. As a business owner and employer, […]

Protect Your Business from Wrongful Discharge Suits

Any growing company needs a team of dedicated employees to help an owner realize their vision and unlock the company’s true potential. Maintaining that team, however, can be difficult task, especially if the owner has limited experience in employing help. A responsible business owner must be adequately prepared for the challenges associated with hiring employees, […]

Unlawful Application and Interview Questions

Illinois small business owners must navigate a range of confusing rules and regulations in their operations. The challenges are manifest even more when dealing with employees. All employees are protected from unlawful discrimination based on factors such as race, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and more. However, the protections under the law begin before […]