Tag Archives: Employment Policies

Amendments to the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act Make It Easier to Contest an Unemployment Compensation Claim

New amendments to the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act that make it easier for employers to contest a claim for unemployment compensation went into effect on January 3, 2016. Under the Act, an employee may be denied unemployment benefits if he … Continue reading

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NLRB’s Controversial Decision Will Impact Classic Franchise Relationship

In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) replaced a decades-old standard for determining whether a joint employer relationship exists between two or more employers that retain some degree of control over the same set of employees. … Continue reading

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Employer Best Practices – Part 1 – Employee Handbooks and Uniform Employment Policies

Over the next few weeks, Marcus & Boxerman will publish a three-part series discussing employer best practices. Part One focuses on the practices all employers should adhere to in creating, developing, and enforcing employment policies and workplace conditions. Part Two … Continue reading

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