IDES Audits of Illinois Trucking Companies:  Issues to Consider

IDES Audits of Illinois Trucking Companies: Issues to Consider

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Senior Attorney and Shareholder, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherman.com, www ...

Before you Fire An Employee, Read This!

Before you Fire An Employee, Read This!

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherma ...

POST-ACCIDENT DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING:  A VIOLATION OF OSHA???

POST-ACCIDENT DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING: A VIOLATION OF OSHA???

Contributed by Jonathon Hoag – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com   As we previously reported, the August 10, 2016 effective date for OSHA’s final electronic reporting rule i ...

NEW PROTECTION FOR YOUR TRADE SECRETS UNDER THE NEW FEDERAL “DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT”

NEW PROTECTION FOR YOUR TRADE SECRETS UNDER THE NEW FEDERAL “DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT”

Businesses often do not think about their trade secrets until an employee leaves and takes that information with them. Oftentimes, those employers, now faced with a dishonest emplo ...

City of Chicago Approves Paid Sick Time and Reminder… Chicago Minimum Wage Increases to $10.50 on July 1, 2016

City of Chicago Approves Paid Sick Time and Reminder… Chicago Minimum Wage Increases to $10.50 on July 1, 2016

By Sara Zorich and Mike Wong –SmithAmundsen LLC- www.salawus.com City of Chicago Approves Paid Sick Time On June 21, 2016, we posted a blog on the City of Chicago’s proposed ordina ...

IDES AUDITS OF TRUCKING COMPANIES WHO USE  INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR DRIVERS: HOW TO WIN

IDES AUDITS OF TRUCKING COMPANIES WHO USE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR DRIVERS: HOW TO WIN

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C., St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherma ...

Odd Jobs and Independent Contractor Status Don’t Mix!

Odd Jobs and Independent Contractor Status Don’t Mix!

Food Delivery Drivers found to be Employees (not Independent Contractors) under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, ...