Understanding Tipping Laws As An Employee

Although there are endless amounts of employees who are tipped on a monthly basis, many do not understand tipping laws and how they can protect them. the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) specifically provides a section entitled for employees to be protected if they are tipped more than 30 dollars a month. We here at […]

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A New Year Brings New Employment Laws For Illinois

On January 1, 2017 a number of new laws went into effect in Illinois. Whether you are an employer or an employee, here are some employment laws you should know: Social Media Password Protections House Bill 4999 makes it illegal for an employer, or potential employer, to ask you to sign into your social media account […]

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Understanding The Anti-discrimination Laws In Illinois

While there are federal laws in place to protect employees from various types of discrimination in the workplace, there are also anti-discrimination laws in the state of Illinois that are in place order to further protect employees from workplace discrimination. In the state of Illinois, employers are required to abide by the following federal laws: Fair Labor Standards Act […]

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