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Politics and Religion in the Workplace – “Backlash Discrimination” of Muslims and Middle Eastern Employees

Politics and Religion in the Workplace – “Backlash Discrimination” of Muslims and Middle Eastern Employees

By Jennifer Adams Murphy, Wessels Sherman Fear, emotionally charged perspectives on the Trump administration's immigration policy and deeply embedded religious views are all topics ...

Before You Acquire That Business, Understand the NLRB’s Successor Bar Doctrine

Before You Acquire That Business, Understand the NLRB’s Successor Bar Doctrine

By Beverly Alfon – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com   When a change of ownership occurs for a business that employs individuals who are represented by an incumbent union, t ...

IDES Audits: 10 Commonly Asked Questions by Illinois Employers about IDES Audits

IDES Audits: 10 Commonly Asked Questions by Illinois Employers about IDES Audits

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 ...

Illinois Employers Should be Hyper Alert to An Employee’s First 30 Working Days

Illinois Employers Should be Hyper Alert to An Employee’s First 30 Working Days

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 ...

Blocked! U.S. Federal Judge Issues a Preliminary Injunction on the New Wage and Hour Regulations

Blocked! U.S. Federal Judge Issues a Preliminary Injunction on the New Wage and Hour Regulations

By Sean Darke, Shareholder, Wessels Sherman U.S. Federal District Judge Amos Mazzant granted a preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s new salary threshold r ...

BREAKING NEWS: Persuade Rule Is Unlawful Federal Judge Concludes

BREAKING NEWS: Persuade Rule Is Unlawful Federal Judge Concludes

By Suzanne Newcomb – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com A Texas federal judge today, November 16, 2016, struck down the U.S. Department of Labor’s controversial “Persuader Rule” f ...

Why it is So Important to Train all managers and supervisors to identify harassment

Why it is So Important to Train all managers and supervisors to identify harassment

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 ...

Chamber Supports NAFTANEXT Conference

Later this month the NAFTANEXT Summit will be taking place in Chicago. The Infrastructure, Energy, and International Councils have been working with Jeff Agnew and Leslie Blakey, the organizers of the NAFTANEXT Summit to highlight Illinois' as the center of our nation's freight network and build awareness of this event. Below is a guest post by Jeff & Leslie discussing NAFTANEXT in more detail. Take a l ...

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More than 600 fly to DC to Lobby for Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON – More than 600 business, religious, law enforcement and government leaders from roughly 40 states flew into Capitol Hill this past month for a lobbying blitz aimed at pressuring lawmakers to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Laura Ortega, Executive Director of the International Business Council at the Illinois Chamber, joined this national coalition of activists, many being self-described c ...

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I-94 Card Automation Underway

By Jacqueline Lentini McCullough – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com On April 30, 2013, Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) began automating the issuance of Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record for foreign nationals entering the United States by eliminating the paper form I-94. The form I-94 will be available in an electronic format for foreign national nonimmigrants arriving by air and sea, and does not ...

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