Anti-Retaliation Ordinance: Employee Accommodations for COVID-19

In the last bit of employment news last week, the BACP reminded employers of the Anti-Retaliation Ordinance. Enacted in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ordinance protects workers from retaliation for obeying certain health orders related to COVID-19. What Health Orders are Covered Under Chicago's Anti-Retaliation Ordinance? The Anti-Retaliation Ordinance applies to several kinds of health orders: Stay at [...]

2020-07-07T13:12:37-05:00July 7th, 2020|Employers, Employment Issues, Small Business Law|

Can I Fire A Capitol Rioter? “Employment At Will” in Illinois

Probably. As an employment "at will" state, Illinois employers have a lot of freedom when firing their employees. Some protected activities, like breastfeeding and voting, cannot be used as grounds for termination. Can I Fire A Capitol Rioter? "Employment At Will" in Illinois Can I fire an employee for participating in the Capitol riots? As an employment "at will" [...]

2021-01-27T10:20:17-06:00August 18th, 2017|Employers, Employment Issues, Small Business Law|
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