No New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Yet – Employers Should Use the Time to Prepare for the Inevitable

In his January 2014 State of the Union Address, President Obama described what he referred to as “wage stagnation” and told Congress that, if they did not act, he would take executive action designed to...

NLRB’s Ambush Election Rules Challenged by Business Coalition

On January 5, 2015, a business coalition made up of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Coalition of a Democratic Workplace, National Association of Manufacturers, and the National Retail Federation and Society for...

Illinois’ New “Ban the Box” Law

On July 14, 2014, Illinois Governor Quinn signed the “Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act,” which prohibits employers from initially inquiring into or considering a job applicant’s criminal background on a job application.  Illinois joins...