Category:

Illinois Employee Credit Privacy Act

Effective January 1, 2011, a new Illinois law makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate on the basis of an employee’s credit history. The Employee Credit Privacy Act (Act) prohibits employers from failing or refusing to hire, or discharge or otherwise discriminate against a person because of his or her credit history or report; from […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

5 Tips for Curbing FMLA Abuse: What HR Managers Need to Know

Besides having become a virtual nightmare of legalistic forms and issues, the FMLA has allowed many employees to take advantage of their employer’s leave of absence policies and caused numerous headaches for HR. This article will provide you with an overview of what you need to know as a seasoned HR Professional to take control […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

What Should an Apprentice’s Employment Contract Contain?

An apprentice’s employment contract should not be very different from a normal work contract An apprentice’s employment contract is a work contract like all others and as such, it should not differ much from other employment contracts. The apprentice is an employee, after all, and will be required to do work. The only difference is […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

Why Do You Need To Include Indemnification Clauses In Your Contract

Definition of Indemnification Clause An Indemnification Clause is a provision in a contract under which one party (or both parties) commit to compensate the other (or each other) for any harm, liability, or loss arising out of the contract. An indemnitor is the party who is obligated to pay another. An indemnitee is the party […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

The Importance of Picking the Right Employment Lawyer for Your Case

If you have any service disputes, discrimination issues, harassment cases, debt related issues or any job termination problems, the most possible solution to resolve all this mess is to hire an employment lawyer. An Employment lawyer is a legal professional who takes care of all your trade & discrimination related matters, helping you assure the […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

Agency Worker Regulations 2010

The Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) have been introduced to protect “vulnerable” workers from exploitation by way of low pay or fewer employment rights than permanent workers. It is European legislation drawn up in Brussels where there is a much smaller flexible workforce than in the UK. Basically the legislation states that after 12 weeks on […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :